Oncology & Cancer

Skipping mammogram increases risk of death from breast cancer

Attendance at regular mammography screening substantially reduces the risk of dying from breast cancer, according to a large study of over half a million women, published in the journal Radiology. Researchers said women who ...

Oncology & Cancer

Racial disparities in stage of breast cancer diagnosis

Minority women and women in general aged 50-64 in Pennsylvania showed an increased proportion of early-stage breast cancer diagnosis since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Under the ACA, more women are ...

Oncology & Cancer

Decline in cancer diagnoses due to corona crisis

Cancer care has dramatically changed as a result of the measures taken during the COVID-19 pandemic: Many patients have not been going to their GPs, or putting it off, and have been referred to the hospital later. Consequently, ...

Oncology & Cancer

A novel imaging technique could enable biopsy-free breast screening

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women and accounts for 28 % of the total in the World Health Organization European region. Among women, breast cancer represented 3.7 % of all deaths in the EU in 2016, according ...

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