Rates for mastectomy are lower in women attending a breast-screening programme.

@article{Samnakay2005RatesFM,
  title={Rates for mastectomy are lower in women attending a breast-screening programme.},
  author={Naeem Samnakay and Jill Tinning and Angela D Ives and Peter C. Willsher and Steve Archer and Elizabeth Wylie and Christobel Saunders},
  journal={ANZ journal of surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={75 11},
  pages={936-9}
}
BACKGROUND Mammographic screening for breast cancer facilitates earlier recognition of lesions, thus potentially allowing for breast-conserving surgery. Few studies have compared the final surgical outcomes of women presenting through breast screening programmes with those presenting via other sources. Are breast cancer patients presenting through BreastScreen more likely to undergo breast-conserving surgery than those presenting from other sources? METHODS Using the Royal Perth Hospital (RPH… CONTINUE READING

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