Breast cancer mortality in neighbouring European countries with different levels of screening but similar access to treatment: trend analysis of WHO mortality database

Philippe Autier, Mathieu Boniol, Anna Gavin, Lars J Vatten

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Abstract

To compare trends in breast cancer mortality within three pairs of neighbouring European countries in relation to implementation of screening.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)d4411
JournalBMJ
Volume343
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • obesity
  • mortality
  • mammography
  • humans
  • prognosis
  • aged
  • breast neoplasms
  • europe
  • cause of death
  • health services accessibility
  • age distribution
  • adult
  • confounding factors (epidemiology)
  • early detection of cancer
  • middle aged
  • female
  • prevalence

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