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Effect of service screening mammography on population mortality from breast carcinoma†
Article first published online: 22 JUL 2002
Copyright © 2002 American Cancer Society
Volume 95, Issue 3, pages 451–457, 1 August 2002
How to Cite
Feig, S. A. (2002), Effect of service screening mammography on population mortality from breast carcinoma. Cancer, 95: 451–457. doi: 10.1002/cncr.10764
See referenced original article on pages 458–69, this issue.
- Issue published online: 23 JUL 2002
- Article first published online: 22 JUL 2002
- Manuscript Accepted: 4 JUN 2002
- Manuscript Received: 3 JUN 2002
Breast cancer deaths have been reduced as much as 44% in Swedish counties that offer service screening mammography. In the United States, death rates from breast cancer are now approximately 39 percent lower than expected given the increased incidence of invasive carcinoma. This estimated reduction may be attributed to heightened awareness of breast cancer, increased utilization of screening mammography, and improved treatment. See also pages 458–69.