By E. L. Kitts Jr., J. Beutel, R. S. Holland, B. Blank (auth.), Professor Dr. Sam Brünner MD, PhD., Ass. Professor Dr. Bent Langfeldt MD, EDR. (eds.)
This booklet supplies a synthesis of the newest advances within the early analysis of breast melanoma. the knowledge on mammographic screening and follow-up trials from Scandinavian and American screening facilities is very vital. The booklet additionally discusses cost/benefit difficulties, radiation hazard from screening mammography, technical diagnostic examinations resembling stereotactic biopsies and sonography, and non-palpable breast tumors. The contributions are from foreign experts and signify the newest advances within the struggle opposed to breast melanoma.
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Cumulative breast cancer deaths from breast cancers diagnosed with 5 years of entry for study (85) and control group (C5) women age a 40-44 years and b 45-49 years, at entry. (From Shapiro et al. 1988 with permission) Table 1. Cumulative number of breast cancer deaths 8 by 18-year follow-up according to age at entry (HIP) Age at entry (years) 40-49 40-44 45-49 50-59 50-54 55-59 60-64 Total Study 49 Control 65 18 31 57 74 32 25 20 J26 28 37 41 33 24 163 From Shapiro et a1. (1988) with permission.
1955; Gilbertsen and Kfelsberg 1971), and demonstrated the possibility of detecting smaller breast cancers with subsequent improvement in survival. Gilbertsen (1966b) noted that half of the cancers missed and detected later elsewhere (interval cancers) were associated with such poor survival as to suggest that they were biologically more malignant and less amenable to curative therapy. Gershon-Cohen et al. introduced screening mammography in 1956, along with a patient history and physical examination of the breasts at 6-month intervals, again with improvement in survival (Gershon-Cohen et al.
00 "'" Health Insurance Plan Study and the Breast Cancer Detection 49 Actually, evaluation of the initial screening data, as opposed to data from all screenings, might represent a better index of the value of mammography in younger women.
Advances in Breast Cancer Detection by E. L. Kitts Jr., J. Beutel, R. S. Holland, B. Blank (auth.), Professor Dr. Sam Brünner MD, PhD., Ass. Professor Dr. Bent Langfeldt MD, EDR. (eds.)