Breast cancer deaths decline in US

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 18 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1246

The death rate from breast cancer among American women continued to fall during 1993, the American National Cancer Institute (NCI) announced last week. It said better management of breast cancer, from early detection to treatment, was responsible.

Mortality trends for white women have improved noticeably in the 1990s, but an increase in deaths among black …

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