Survival of Patients with Breast Cancer Detected Between Mammographic Screenings

  • L. Holmberg
  • L. Tabar
  • H. O. Adami
  • R. Bergström
Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 51)


In 1981 we started a study on breast conserving surgery in Kopparberg County, Sweden. The background was empirical data on breast conserving treatment [1–4], the results from randomized studies [5,6], and an increasing proportion of cancers found at an earlier stage as a result of an ongoing trial with breast cancer screening with mammography [7].


Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Screening Axillary Dissection Interval Cancer Operable Breast Cancer 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishing, Boston 1987

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  • L. Holmberg
  • L. Tabar
  • H. O. Adami
  • R. Bergström

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