1. Cancer statistics for African Americans, 2016: Progress and opportunities in reducing racial disparities.

    CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians 66(4):290 (2016) PMID 26910411

    In this article, the American Cancer Society provides the estimated number of new cancer cases and deaths for blacks in the United States and the most recent data on cancer incidence, mortality, survival, screening, and risk factors for cancer. Incidence data are from the National Cancer Institu...
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  2. Mammography Use and Physician Recommendation After the 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations.

    American Journal of Preventive Medicine 50(5):e123 (2016) PMID 26699245

    In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) no longer recommended routine mammography for women aged 40-49 and ≥75 years (younger and older women, respectively). Whether mammography usage and physician recommendation among younger and older women changed in response to these recomm...
  3. Breast cancer statistics, 2015: Convergence of incidence rates between black and white women.

    CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians 66(1):31 (2016) PMID 26513636

    In this article, the American Cancer Society provides an overview of female breast cancer statistics in the United States, including data on incidence, mortality, survival, and screening. Approximately 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 40,290 breast cancer deaths are expected to oc...
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  4. Cancer screening in the United States, 2016: A review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and current issues in cancer screening.

    CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians 66(2):96 (2016) PMID 26797525

    Each year the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a summary of its guidelines for early cancer detection, data and trends in cancer screening rates, and select issues related to cancer screening. In this issue of the journal, we summarize current ACS cancer screening guidelines, including th...
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  5. International Variation in Female Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates.

    Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention 24(10):1495 (2015) PMID 26359465

    Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer-related death among women worldwide. Herein, we examine global trends in female breast cancer rates using the most up-to-date data available. Breast cancer incidence and mortality estimates were obtained from G...
  6. Cancer statistics: Breast cancer in situ.

    CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians 65(6):481 (2015) PMID 26431342

    An estimated 60,290 new cases of breast carcinoma in situ are expected to be diagnosed in 2015, and approximately 1 in 33 women is likely to receive an in situ breast cancer diagnosis in her lifetime. Although in situ breast cancers are relatively common, their clinical significance and optimal ...
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  7. Cancer treatment and survivorship statistics, 2014.

    CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians 64(4):252 (2014) PMID 24890451

    The number of cancer survivors continues to increase due to the aging and growth of the population and improvements in early detection and treatment. In order for the public health community to better serve these survivors, the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute collaborat...
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