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The effect on survival of early detection of breast cancer in South Australia

Tallis, G.M; Leppard, P; O’Neill, T.J


Early detection of breast cancer is an important public health policy. Programs of regular screening examinations have been widely established in an attempt to detect the disease when the primary tumour diameter is small. In South Australia, BreastScreen SA suggests that women between the ages of 50 and 70 years be screened every 24 months. Our aim in this paper is to make assessments of various screening procedures by using statistical models with parameters estimated exclusively from South...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: Model Assisted Statistics and Applications


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