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Breast Cancer Deaths Continue Yearly Decline

04/03/2017 | No Comments

The article Posted on March 30, 2017 by the American College of Radiology begins: A recent analysis of newly added 2014 data to the National Cancer Institute SEER database by R. Edward Hendrick, PhD, shows that the breast cancer death rate has now fallen 38 percent since 1990.1 This downward trend follows the increased use of mammography screening beginning in the mid-1980s. This decline amounts to 274,765 breast cancer deaths averted since 1990 – including 22,054 in 2014 alone.

To read the entire article please go to: https://www.acr.org/News-Publications/News/News-Articles/2017/Quality-Care/20170330-Breast-Cancer-Deaths-Continue-Yearly-Decline-Following-Screening-Introduction?utm_source=0331_AIA&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=AdvocacyNews_PracticeLeaders#.WN5z-EGonm0.email