Screening for breast and cervical cancer in Europe. Hungary.

  title={Screening for breast and cervical cancer in Europe. Hungary.},
  author={Istv{\'a}n Bat{\'a}r},
  journal={Entre nous},
In Hungary, the incidence of breast cancer, the fourth leading cause of death among women, almost doubled in every age group during the period 1970-94. Hungary has instituted a mass screening project in response to this situation. Screening for breast cancer is combined with screening for tuberculosis, and manual breast examination is now a routine part of every gynecological examination. Women are also being trained to examine their own breasts for changes. Treatment for breast cancer consists… CONTINUE READING


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