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WHO insists screening can cut breast cancer rates

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7339.695/a (Published 23 March 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:695
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    Mammography helps to cut deaths from breast cancer in older women by about a third, agree experts assembled by the World Health Organization, hoping to put an end to the uncertainties that over the last two years have surrounded the value of screening.

    The 24 experts from 11 countries, convened this month by the WHO's International Agency …

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