Breast Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment
by Robyn Dewis, Jonathan Gribbin
Publisher: National Collaborating Centre for Cancer 2009
Number of pages: 46
The following book provides a summary of the current information available regarding the epidemiology of breast cancer regionally, nationally and internationally. Its purpose is to provide the context for the NICE guidelines on early and locally advanced and advanced breast cancer, presenting an overview of the size of the problem and disease burden, and assessing whether variation in epidemiology or service utilization exists.
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