The Impact of Breast Cancer Screening on Surgical Treatment Policies
The first seven years of mass mammographic screening for breast cancer in Kopparberg County, Sweden—which is a part of the Swedish two-county trial —have provided us with experiences of the impact of screening on surgical treatment policies. In our analyses we have used a computerized register, which records all instances of in-patient health care, held by the Swedish Board of Health and Welfare  and data from the screening program regarding the influence of different modes of detection on prognosis .
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 2..Holmberg, L., Adami, H.O., Persson, I., Lundström, T., and Tabar, L., (in press) Demands on surgical in-patient services following mass mammographic screening. Br. Med. J.Google Scholar
- 3.Holmberg, L., Tabar, L., Adami, H.O. and Bergström, R. (1986) Survival in breast cancer diagnosed between mammographic screening examinations. Lancet ii:27–30.Google Scholar
- 5.Tabar, L., Gad, A., Åkerlund, E. and Holmberg, L. (1983) Screening for breast in Sweden. In Breast Carcinoma: Current Diagnosis and Treatment S. Feig and R. McLelland (eds.). New York: Masson Publ. USA Inc.Google Scholar
- 6.Cancer incidence in Sweden 1980. (1984) The Cancer Registry. National Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm.Google Scholar