"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick." Thomas Adams, 1618"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick."
Thomas Adams, 1618

Posts Tagged ‘mortality’

Continued Breast Cancer Mortality Decline

NEWS RELEASE AND COMMENTS BY iPRI SENIOR FACULTY News Release Breast Cancer Mortality Rates Decline in Many Countries South Korea, parts of Latin America are exceptions SAN ANTONIO — Breast cancer mortality rates continue to decline in many nations, but a review of mortality trends in 47 countries around the world indicates some significant disparities,…

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Deaths from breast cancer fall in Europe

NEWS RELEASE Deaths from breast cancer fall in Europe, but unexplained differences between countries remain Thursday 20 March, 2014, Glasgow, UK: Improvements in treatment, as well as enhanced access to care, underlie the sustained decreases in breast cancer mortality seen in 30 European countries [1] from 1989 to 2010. But there are notable variations between different countries that cannot be…

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Higher springtime UV radiation in Northern Europe

Based on a multi-year EU-funded study (EuroSun), the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) in Lyon, has concluded that UV radiation in Europe appears earlier in the year and farther north than originally believed. Data gathered between 1988 and 1992 demonstrates that in spring, parts of Sweden, in Northern Europe, have as much UV radiation exposure…

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Breast cancer screening has little to do with falling breast cancer deaths

An international team of researchers from France, the UK and Norway coordinated by Philippe Autier, Research Director at the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) found that better treatment and improving health systems are more likely to have led to falling numbers of deaths from breast cancer than screening which was published in the British Medical…

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