Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 27th, 2004
According to a study from England, "We investigated changes in survival, and their causes, in women with early breast cancer diagnosed in Scotland. The Scottish Cancer Registry identified 1617 and 2077 such women, without metastases at diagnosis who underwent surgery as part of their primary treatment, diagnosed in 1987 and 1993, respectively. There was a statistically significant 11% improvement in eight-year survival between 1987 and 1993.
"Survival improved across almost all clinical/pathological, treatment and health care delivery/deprivation categories;...
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