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Clinicopathologic Features of Breast Disease in Jamaica: Findings of The Jamaican Breast Disease Study, 2000–2002

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90–4
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The majority of patients presenting with breast disease at the University Hospital of the West Indies are young women with clinically benign disease. A low prevalence of clinically significant premalignant disease supports the need for improved breast cancer screening in the population.

 

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Objective: To describe the clinicopathologic profile of breast disease in Jamaica.

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e-Published: 18 Jul, 2013

The Pathology of Breast Cancer in Jamaica: The National Public Health Laboratory Study

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177–81
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The pathologic features of breast cancer documented at the National Public Health Laboratory in Jamaica are consistent with patient presentation at relatively advanced stages of disease, and highlight the need for urgent public health intervention, particularly the development of a national screening programme.

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Objective: To document the pathologic features of breast cancer in Jamaica.

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e-Published: 02 Oct, 2013
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