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Trends in Breast Cancer Mortality by Stage at Diagnosis Among Young Women in the United States.

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Summary of "Trends in Breast Cancer Mortality by Stage at Diagnosis Among Young Women in the United States."

Assessing trends in breast cancer survival among young women who are largely unaffected by breast cancer screening will provide important information regarding improvements in the effectiveness of cancer care for breast cancer in the last few decades.

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Name: Cancer
ISSN: 1097-0142
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