Steven Stellman - Breast cancer and Women & Health

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  Garfinkel, L., Stellman, S. D. 26 (1) 1-5-

  Abstract: Breast cancer is the most common type   of cancer in women. Until recently, most breast cancer research   was published in clinical and other specialized medical journals.   The recent emergence of effective communication networks and   influential advocacy organizations has led to increases in   funding for breast cancer research, with the result that research   fronts in social as well as medical aspects of breast cancer are   rapidly expanding. The five breast cancer articles in this issue   of Women & Health cover the broad areas of communications,   screening, and policy, highlighting the importance of early   detection and treatment and illustrating the dynamics of   involvement of women's groups and individual women toward solving   problems of education, attitudes, and advocacy.

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