n SA Journal of Radiology - Mammography - any alternative imaging in 2005? : update

Volume 9, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1027-202X
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6778



Extracted from text ... 35 SA JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY ? December 2005 According to 1999 Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) statistics, breast cancer is the most common cancer in South Africa among women and has overtaken the reported rates for cervical cancer. They report that the biggest increase has been in the Indian community and among black women between the ages of 30 and 50 years.1 CANSA statistics demonstrate that between 1973 and 1998 there was a 21% increase in the number of female breast cancers in South Africa - women less than 35 years old account for 2% of this increase. ..

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