What is the optimum interval between mammographic screening examinations? An analysis based on the latest results of the Swedish two-county breast cancer screening trial.

@article{Tabr1987WhatIT,
  title={What is the optimum interval between mammographic screening examinations? An analysis based on the latest results of the Swedish two-county breast cancer screening trial.},
  author={L{\'a}szl{\'o} K. Tab{\'a}r and G. Faberberg and N. E. Day and Lars H Holmberg},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1987},
  volume={55},
  pages={547 - 551}
}
Further results are presented from the Swedish two-county breast cancer screening trial. The reduction in the rate of advanced cancers and of breast cancer mortality in the group allocated to screening when compared to the control group has accelerated with a further year of follow-up. Mortality due to other causes and the rate of other cancers remains similar in the two groups. Attention has been focused on the rate at which cancers start re-emerging among women with negative mammograms. Among… CONTINUE READING
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