Breast Cancer

Screening uptake among South Asians

South Asians are only half as likely to take up an invitation for bowel cancer screening and 15 per cent less likely to attend breast cancer screening than non-Asians, researchers at the University of Warwick have found.

Failure to complete tamoxifen course

Half of all women taking tamoxifen fail to complete the five-year treatment course, according to a retrospective cohort study of all women with incident breast cancer in Tayside, Scotland, carried out between 1993 and 2002.

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