Recent trends in U.S. breast cancer incidence, survival, and mortality rates.

@article{Chu1996RecentTI,
  title={Recent trends in U.S. breast cancer incidence, survival, and mortality rates.},
  author={K. C. Chu and Robert E. Tarone and Larry G. Kessler and Lynn A. Gloeckler Ries and Benjamin F. Hankey and Barry A. Miller and Brenda Kay Edwards},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={1996},
  volume={88 21},
  pages={1571-9}
}
BACKGROUND Clinical trials have demonstrated that use of mammographic screening and advances in therapy can improve prognosis for women with breast cancer. PURPOSE We determined the trends in breast cancer mortality rates, as well as incidence and survival rates by extent of disease at diagnosis, for white women in the United States and considered whether these trends are consistent with widespread use of such beneficial medical interventions. METHODS We examined mortality data from the… CONTINUE READING

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