Social inequality and incidence of and survival from breast cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003.

@article{Carlsen2008SocialIA,
  title={Social inequality and incidence of and survival from breast cancer in a population-based study in Denmark, 1994-2003.},
  author={Kathrine Carlsen and Mette Terp H\oybye and Susanne Oksbjerg Dalton and Anne Tj\onneland},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={44 14},
  pages={1996-2002}
}
We investigated the effects of socioeconomic, demographic and health-related indicators on the incidence of and survival from breast cancer diagnosed in 1994-2003 with follow-up through 2006 in Denmark using information from nationwide population-based registers. The analyses were based on data on 25,855 patients with breast cancer in a cohort of 3.22 million people born between 1925 and 1973 and aged >or=30 years. In general, the incidence of breast cancer increased with increasing social… CONTINUE READING

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