Evidence of the Effectiveness of Breast Cancer Screening
Because screening is offered by the medical profession to supposedly well women in the general public, there is a particular ethical responsibility to be certain that it is effective in its implicit purpose of saving lives, and that the level of benefit it offers outweighs its costs and disadvantages to the women concerned. A large amount of research has therefore been undertaken to measure the value of screening for breast cancer.
KeywordsBreast Cancer Breast Cancer Screening Breast Cancer Mortality Mortality Reduction Interval Cancer
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