Screening histories of invasive breast cancers diagnosed 1989-2006 in the West Midlands, UK: variation with time and impact on 10-year survival.

@article{Lawrence2009ScreeningHO,
  title={Screening histories of invasive breast cancers diagnosed 1989-2006 in the West Midlands, UK: variation with time and impact on 10-year survival.},
  author={Gill M Lawrence and Emma O'Sullivan and Olive Kearins and Nancy Tappenden and Kate A Martin and Matthew G. Wallis},
  journal={Journal of medical screening},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={186-92}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine variations in screening status category with time for 20,862 invasive breast cancers diagnosed in the West Midlands between 1989 and 2006, and to provide 10-year relative survival rates for each category. METHOD Population-based breast screening was introduced in the West Midlands from 1988. Primary invasive breast cancers diagnosed from 1 April 1989 to 31 March 2006 in women eligible for breast screening were identified from the West Midlands Cancer Intelligence Unit's… CONTINUE READING

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