The descriptive epidemiology of female breast cancer: an international comparison of screening, incidence, survival and mortality.

@article{Youlden2012TheDE,
  title={The descriptive epidemiology of female breast cancer: an international comparison of screening, incidence, survival and mortality.},
  author={Danny R Youlden and Susanna M Cramb and Nathan A M Dunn and Jennifer M Muller and Christopher M Pyke and Peter D Baade},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={237-48}
}
BACKGROUND This paper presents the latest international descriptive epidemiological data for invasive breast cancer amongst women, including incidence, survival and mortality, as well as information on mammographic screening programmes. RESULTS Almost 1.4 million women were diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide in 2008 and approximately 459,000 deaths were recorded. Incidence rates were much higher in more developed countries compared to less developed countries (71.7/100,000 and 29.3/100… CONTINUE READING
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