Sir James Young Simpson Memorial Lecture 1995. Breast cancer prevention: a pathologist's approach.

  • Heidi Simpson
  • Published 1996 in
    Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of…


Few would argue that there is not substantial room for an improvement in breast cancer practice. It has to be borne in mind that the United Kingdom experience in the 1980s was a 50:50 survival to death ratio in the 10 years after diagnosis. Preliminary analysis of the effects of mammographic screening suggests that there will be a real but small fall in… (More)