Lege Artis Medicinae

[Reflections on breast cancer screening]

GÖBLYÖS Péter1

JANUARY 31, 1994

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1994;4(01)

[The author reviews opinions concerning advantages and disadvantages of breast cancer screening, summarizes the results of screening, and makes proposals for introducing breast cancer screening in Hungary. The urgency of this proposal is emphasized. A system of central support is necessary, but it would be worthwhile to bring this proposal to the attention of potential foreign sponsors as well. A „minimal program" should include efforts at increasing public awareness of self screening and expanded clinical examinations. The formation of „Breast Clubs” among patients and „Breast Teams” among competent physicians in each institute is considered desirable. Uniformity in the teaching of breast diagnostics and therapy is deemed important. ]

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