Medtech Insight is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Breast cancer screening slows French death rate:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

There has been a 7.7% decrease in the number of deaths from breast cancer between 1988 and 1999 in the ten French areas (departements) where breast screening was first introduced in the early 1990s, compared with an average decrease of 1% in all other areas. These figures are quoted by the French Daily Epidemiological Bulletin. Breast cancer screening only became introduced on a national scale last year. There are some 11,000 deaths in France from breast cancer each year, and some 42,000 new cases annually, the French medical paper, Le Quotidien du Medecin, states, and recent studies indicate that systematic screening of women between the ages of 40-60 can reduce mortality from the disease by 25-30%.

Advertisement

Topics

Advertisement
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

MT060984

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: You can also Click below Link for Ask the Analyst
Ask The Analyst

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel