Does breast cancer screening level health inequalities out? A population-based study in an Italian region

Barbara Pacelli, Elisa Carretta, Teresa Spadea, Nicola Caranci, Enza Di Felice, Elisa Stivanello, Silvio Cavuto, Luca Cisbani, Silvia Candela, Rossana De Palma, Maria P. Fantini

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Abstract

Background: Although population-based screening has the potential to reduce inequalities in breast cancer survival, evidence on this topic is controversial. The objective of this study was to evaluate whether the full implementation of a mammography screening programme in Emilia-Romagna in Italy had an impact on variations in breast cancer survival by educational level. Methods: A cohort study was performed, including all women

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)280-285
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Public Health
Volume24
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Medicine(all)

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