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Difficulties in implementing an organized screening program for breast cancer in Brazil with emphasis on diagnostic methods

Thiago Silva1 MSc, Research coordinator, thiagonap@hcancerbarretos.com.br
Edmundo Mauad2 PhD, Director, edmundomauad@gmail.com
André Carvalho3 PhD, Director, alopescarvalho@uol.com.br
Linda Jacobs4 PhD, Director, Linda.Jacobs@uphs.upenn.edu
Lawrence Shulman5 MD, Director, Lawrence_Shulman@dfci.harvard.edu

1, 2 Departamento de Prevenção, Barretos Cancer Hospital, Barretos, São Paulo, Brazil.
3 Barretos Cancer Hospital, Barretos, São Paulo, Brazil.
4 Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
5 Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachuesetts, USA.

Correspondence: T Silva, Rua Antenor Duarte Vilela, 1331 - Barretos/SP - Brazil 

Author contribution: Thiago Silva: original concept, contributed to drafts, contributed to drafts, contributed to drafts. Edmundo Mauad: original concept.

Citation: Silva TB, Mauad EC, Carvalho AL, Jacobs LA, Shulman LN.  Difficulties in implementing an organized screening program for breast cancer in Brazil with emphasis on diagnostic methods. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2013; 13: 2321. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=2321 (Accessed 22 October 2017)

Submitted: 14 August 2012
Revised: 25 October 2012
Accepted: 30 October 2012
Published: 18 April 2013
   
 

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