Successful first round results of a Turkish breast cancer screening program with mammography in Bahcesehir, Istanbul.

@article{Kayhan2014SuccessfulFR,
  title={Successful first round results of a Turkish breast cancer screening program with mammography in Bahcesehir, Istanbul.},
  author={Arda Kayhan and Sibel Ozkan Gurdal and Nilufer Ozaydin and Neslihan Cabioğlu and Enis Ozturk and Beyza Ozçinar and Erkin Aribal and Vahit Ozmen},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={
          1693-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND The Bahcesehir Breast Cancer Screening Project is the first organized population based breast cancer mammographic screening project in Turkey. The objective of this prospective observational study was to demonstrate the feasibility of a screening program in a developing country and to determine the appropriate age (40 or 50 years old) to start with screening in Turkish women. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between January 2009 to December 2010, a total of 3,758 women aged 40-69 years were… CONTINUE READING

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