Death rates from breast cancer are falling faster in Britain than in any other of the six most populous countries in Europeresearch shows. The rate of death from the disease has fallen by International experts in cancer incidence estimate that the UK had an age standardised breast cancer mortality rate of
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This is because new evidence was identified in surveillance that could affect recommendations, and has already changed clinical practice in some locations. People with symptoms that could be caused by breast cancer are referred by their GP to designated breast clinics in local hospitals see NICE's guideline on suspected cancer: recognition and referral. It is best practice to carry out these assessments at the same visit see NICE's cancer service guideline on improving outcomes in breast cancer.
We want the Government and NHS England to deliver a breast cancer prevention strategy which prioritises the primary prevention of the disease, thereby broadening the current focus beyond secondary prevention, early diagnosis and search for a cure. This strategy will set out new goals for education, greater research funding and policy interventions, and acknowledge hormone disrupting chemicals as a preventable cancer risk factor. This needs to change.
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There are ethnic variations in the age, route of presentation and tumour characteristics of breast cancer patients in England. Patients known to be Black are younger, less likely to be screen-detected and have worse prognosis tumours. Breast Cancer: Ethnicity.
Mortality rates from breast cancer are predicted to fall in the UK and across Europe except for in Poland byaccording to new research published today in journal Annals of Oncology. In the study, researchers at the University of Milan looked at cancer death rates in the 28 EU Member States as a whole and in the six largest countries — France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain and the UK — for both all cancers and cancers in the breast, stomach, intestines, pancreas, lung, uterus, ovary, prostate and bladder, as well as leukaemias. The authors conclude that this is likely to be due to improvements in screening, early diagnosis and treatment, as well as the reduction in the use of hormone replacement therapy.
New statistics on cancer survival in England, released today by the Office of National Statistics ONSreveal the one-year, five-year and ten-year survival estimates for adults diagnosed with cancer between and followed up toand by stage at diagnosis. These figures show just how important early detection is in giving breast cancer patients the best chance of survival. But the sharp decline in survival outcomes when breast cancer is diagnosed later is extremely worrying and shows just how much more there is to do on metastatic breast cancer.