Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer death rates stop declining in younger women

Breast cancer death rates have stopped declining for women in the U.S. younger than age 40, ending a trend that existed from 1987 to 2010, according to a new study in Radiology. Researchers expressed hope that the findings ...

Radiology & Imaging

Mammography screening saves lives also in older age

Mammography, which is an X-ray picture of the breast, is efficient also for women over the age of 70. For women invited to regular mammography screening over the age of 70, the reduction in mortality rate was significant. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breast screening women in their forties saves lives

Breast screening women aged 40-49 reduces breast cancer mortality, with minimal increased overdiagnosis, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London that looked at data from 160,000 women.

Oncology & Cancer

Recent data reveals most common cancers in Hawaiʻi

The University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center's Hawaiʻi Tumor Registry released updated cancer statistics in Hawaiʻi Cancer at a Glance, 2012-2016, which includes data on cancer incidence and mortality in the state of Hawaiʻi.

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