The impact of organized mammography service screening on breast carcinoma mortality in seven Swedish counties : A collaborative evaluation (pages 458–469)
Stephen W. Duffy, Laszlo Tabár, Hsiu-Hsi Chen, Marit Holmqvist, Ming-Fang Yen, Shahim Abdsalah, Birgitta Epstein, Ewa Frodis, Eva Ljungberg, Christina Hedborg-Melander, Ann Sundbom, Maria Tholin, Mika Wiege, Anders Åkerlund, Hui-Min Wu, Tao-Shin Tung, Yueh-Hsia Chiu, Chen-Pu Chiu, Chih-Chung Huang, Robert A. Smith, Måns Rosén, Magnus Stenbeck and Lars Holmberg
Article first published online: 22 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.10765
The evaluation of organized mammographic service screening programs is a major challenge in public health. In the current study, the authors ascertained breast carcinoma deaths in the prescreening and screening epochs in seven Swedish counties. A 44% reduction in breast carcinoma mortality was observed in women who were actually screened in the screening epoch. See also pages 451–7.