Workplace-based breast cancer screening intervention in china.

@article{Ma2012WorkplacebasedBC,
  title={Workplace-based breast cancer screening intervention in china.},
  author={Grace X Ma and Lihong Yin and Wanzhen Gao and Yin Ru Tan and Ran Liu and Carolyn Y Fang and Xiang S Ma},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          358-67
        }
}
BACKGROUND Breast cancer continues to be the primary cause of death among East and Southeast Asian women. Although China, the most populous country in the world, is experiencing unprecedented economic growth, its health care system has yet to benefit from the current economic prosperity. Indeed, studies have shown a consistent increase in breast cancer rates among Chinese women over the past two decades in the absence of breast cancer screening guidelines. METHODS The primary objective of… CONTINUE READING

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