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‣ Breast screening and breast cancer survival in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women of Australia

Roder, D.; Webster, F.; Zorbas, H.; Sinclair, S.; Aitken, J.; Culjak, G.; Elston, J.; Epping, Y.; Farrugia, H.; Grayson, N.; Guthridge, S.; Halliday, L.; Muller, J.; Pridmore, V.; Threlfall, T.; Tyzack, C.; Venn, A.; Ward, G.; Williamson, L.; Wylie, L.
Fonte: Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention Publicador: Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention
Tipo: Artigo de Revista Científica
Publicado em //2012 Português
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people comprise about 2.5% of the Australian population. Cancer registry data indicate that their breast cancer survivals are lower than for other women but the completeness and accuracy of Indigenous descriptors on registries are uncertain. We followed women receiving mammography screening in BreastScreen to determine differences in screening experiences and survivals from breast cancer by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status, as recorded by BreastScreen. This status is self-reported and used in BreastScreen accreditation, and is considered to be more accurate. The study included breast cancers diagnosed during the period of screening and after leaving the screening program. Design: Least square regression models were used to compare screening experiences and outcomes adjusted for age, geographic remoteness, socio-economic disadvantage, screening period and round during 1996-2005. Survival of breast cancer patients from all causes and from breast cancer specifically was compared for the 1991-2006 diagnostic period using linked cancer-registry data. Cox proportional hazards regression was used to adjust for socio-demographic differences, screening period, and where available, tumour size...