"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 ‘mammography’

Autier invited in debate on Mammography Screening

Dr. Philippe Autier, vice-President Population Research of the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI),  participated in a radio debate on Mammagraphy Screening on French radio station “France Inter”. “Breast cancer: how about screening? Mammography screening is at the centre of a scientific contreversy for several years.” To hear the whole debate (in French), click here.  

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Breast Cancer Screening Statement

iPRI calls for an independent inquiry into the effectiveness of Mammographic Screening for Breast Cancer and supports the review ordered by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Health into the recent error made by England’s National Health Service that reportedly excluded 450,000 women from a previously promised mammography. Breast cancer is the…

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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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Mammography Benefits Overestimated

An in-depth review of randomised trials on screening for breast, colo-rectal, cervical, prostate and lung cancers, published today in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, shows that the benefits of mammographic screening are likely to have been over-estimated.

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