Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 8th, 1995
A fatty diet and late childbirth may play a role. However, the United States has the same factors and a far lower death rate.
Breast cancer specialists and patients believe the difference is in British treatment - tumors are detected too late, and care ranges from top-notch to substandard. And, too few women bother to use the services that are available.
"The stiff-upper lip thing is what is killing British women," said Dr. Ian Fentiman, a surgeon at Guy's Hospital in...
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