Younger women, faster tumors

Breast Cancer Tumors Grow Faster In Younger Women

Main Category: Breast Cancer
Article Date: 08 May 2008 – 6:00 PDT

A new approach to estimating tumour growth based on breast screening results from almost 400,000 women is published today BioMed Central’s open access journal, Breast Cancer Research. This new model can also estimate the proportion of breast cancers which are detected at screening (screen test sensitivity). It provides a new approach to simultaneously estimating the growth rate of breast cancer and the ability of mammography screening to detect tumours.

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/106799.php

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