Principles in mass screening for breast cancer.

Abstract

The only proven means to reduce mortality from breast cancer is detection of the disease when it is still localized to the breast. Such a cancer is usually without signs or symptoms and often not even palpable and can be detected only through mass screening. The H.I.P. study has demonstrated a 30% reduction in mortality in a randomized study group compared… (More)

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@article{Strax1987PrinciplesIM, title={Principles in mass screening for breast cancer.}, author={P Strax and G Mart{\'i}n}, journal={Cancer detection and prevention}, year={1987}, volume={10 3-4}, pages={229-32} }