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Breast cancer incidence among women in Missouri. Implications for cancer control.

Authors
  • Chang, J C
  • Simms, S G
  • Davis, J R
  • Brownson, R C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Missouri medicine
Publication Date
Dec 01, 1989
Volume
86
Issue
12
Pages
809–814
Identifiers
PMID: 2622448
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

During the past decade, the incidence of breast cancer in Missouri women has apparently increased. As this study shows, however, this apparent rise is due to the early detection of localized cancers--those with higher cure rates. The implications of the findings are discussed.

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