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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 229-231

Is it feasible to develop and implement a successful regional breast cancer screening program in India?


1 Department of Breast Surgery, The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, England, UK
2 University of Nottingham School of Medicine, Nottingham, England, UK
3 Department of Breast Surgery, The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, England, UK; Honorary International Professor, AHERF, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Arunmoy Chakravorty
Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, England

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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/am.am_67_19

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Breast cancer is now one of the most prevalent cancers in Indian cities and certain rural areas. India lacks a dedicated breast cancer screening program. This review explores the barriers to the successful implementation of breast cancer screening in India and aims to offer plausible pathways in potentially making this initiative a reality.


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