Published in Medical Imaging Week, February 6th, 2010
"Obesity has been associated with worse survival following breast cancer diagnosis. This study investigates BMI in relation to breast cancer mortality, and if this association is affected by invitation to mammographic screening. In 1976, a randomised mammographic screening trial, inviting 50% of all women aged 45-69 years (n = 42 283), was set up in Malmo, Sweden. BMI in relation to breast cancer mortality was examined separately in women invited or not invited to screening...
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