The Kaiser Permanente Interregional Breast Care Leaders

Breast, Cancer, Screening

Douglas Shearer; Mark Littlewood, MPA, CHE, CPHRM

Winter 2005 - Volume 9 Number 1


Despite advances in detection and treatment of breast cancer in recent years, this disease remains the leading cause of new cancer cases in women in the United States (an estimated 215,990 (32%) of these cases in 2004) and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in US women (an estimated 40,110 (15%) of these cases).1

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