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Breast Cancer Screening

IARC Handbook of Cancer Prevention Volume 7

IARC

ISBN-13 (Print Book)

978-92-832-3007-6

ISBN-13 (PDF)

978-92-832-3007-6

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Breast cancer is the leading site of new cancer cases in women. Early enough detection through mass screening with mammography has been introduced in many countries in the hope that early intervention would lead ro reduced mortality and less aggressive treatment. The aim of this publication is to provide an independent, authoritative review of the evidence of the efficacy and effectiveness of breast cancer screening. This will be of value to governments, public health officials and others concerned with policy recommendations for cancer control.