Navigation Links
Breast Cancer Numbers Dip Most in Wealthy, Urban Areas
Date:6/26/2009

Hormone-replacement therapy probably accounts for differences between rich and poor women: study

FRIDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Cases of invasive breast cancer in the United States have declined overall, but the decrease is significantly less marked in poor women who live in rural areas, possibly due to differences in the use of hormone therapy (HT), a new study suggests.

Researchers at the Northern California Cancer Center studied national breast cancer incidence data for the years 1997 to 2004 to compare rates in rural and urban areas and poor and rich areas of the country.

"Between 2001 and 2004, incidence rates of invasive breast cancer declined more than 8 percent in the United States," study leader Christina Clarke said in a news release. "One possible explanation for this is widespread discontinuation of and/or failure to initiate HT. Because this cessation of HT use was more pronounced in rich/urban areas, we wanted to see if there was a corresponding difference in breast cancer incidence between these areas and poor/rural parts of the country."

She and her colleagues found that overall invasive breast cancer incidence declined 13.2 percent, with notable differences between urban (-13.8 percent) and rural (-7.5 percent) women, and those in counties with high (-9.6 percent), middle (-13.8 percent) and low (-13 percent) poverty rates.

The researchers noted that breast cancer incidence rates in rural counties peaked in 1999 and then declined steadily, while rates in urban counties fell dramatically after 2002. This difference may be because of variations in levels of exposure to news linking hormone therapy with breast cancer. The fact that women in urban areas had more exposure to media reports about the HT/breast cancer relationship likely contributed to a larger decrease in hormone therapy among those women.

"Understanding what specific populations were involved in breast cancer dec
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. The Breast Center at Houston Northwest Medical Center Receives Prestigious National Award
2. What should a teenage girl do if she finds a lump in her breast?
3. Researchers develop new and efficient breast biopsy technique
4. St. Gallen consensus 2009: A radically different approach to treating early breast cancer
5. Breast-Feeding Boosts Childs School Performance
6. AUDIO from Medialink and Siemens: New Tool in the Battle Against Breast Cancer
7. VIDEO from Medialink and Siemens: New Treatment in Breast Cancer Detection
8. Breast Cancer TV Spot Wins Four Telly Awards
9. RNA snippet suppresses spread of aggressive breast cancer
10. Researchers identify 4 new targets for breast cancer
11. Researchers identify four new targets for breast cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Breast Cancer Numbers Dip Most in Wealthy, Urban Areas
(Date:7/31/2015)... , ... July 31, 2015 , ... “ Crack’em ” ... latest and coolest technology products available to consumers. Amanda Forstrom, a technology expert and ... helps chefs make less mess while cooking. , Cooking can be a very messy ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... Super-Sod wants ... with a Super-Sod Pro Page as the perfect fit for such a ... pictures and articles. The social website is a dynamic site that spreads home and ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... , ... July 31, 2015 , ... In the most ... U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Illinois, Androgel testosterone attorneys report that ... 20, a docket entry was made recording the minutes of the status conference, which ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Nutritional Products ... of nutritional and wellness products, announced the addition of Vincent Aquilino to its ... active isolated stretching and the prevention and rehabilitation of injuries, has spent the ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... , ... Easter Seals Southern Georgia’s Heels & Wheels Duathlon & Triathlon will be held Saturday, ... AM. The duathlon is a 2 mile run, 13 mile bike ride, and a 3 ... mile bike, and a 3 mile run. Heels & Wheels is sponsored by Mayo ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Make Less Mess while Cooking with Crack’em 2Health News:Super-Sod Created a Landscape Profile on Houzz.com for Home Garden Design 2Health News:Testosterone Lawsuit News: Androgel Lawsuit Conference Held 2Health News:Testosterone Lawsuit News: Androgel Lawsuit Conference Held 3Health News:Testosterone Lawsuit News: Androgel Lawsuit Conference Held 4Health News:NPI Welcomes Vincent Aquilino to Board of Directors 2Health News:Heels & Wheels for Megan's House Set for Saturday August 22, 2015 in Waycross, Georgia 2
... , MONDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- When people with ... a third worrisome condition -- dementia -- goes up ... 2 diabetes are twice as likely to develop dementia three ... nondepressed people with diabetes, researchers found. "We,ve known for ...
... Calif. -- Aspirin taken within five days of cardiac ... risk of major postoperative complications, including renal failure, a ... (30-day mortality), according to a study by researchers at ... to appear in the journal Annals of Surgery ...
... been launched to help raise awareness of work being done ... childhood obesity and to seek the views of parents and ... of childhood overweight and obesity, led by a team of ... One-quarter of babies gain weight more rapidly than they should ...
... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- ... using a preventive medication, according to new research. That ... the late 1980s. Preventive asthma medications help control ... the U.S. National Asthma Education and Prevention Program recommend their ...
... available in German . , The extent ... depends on motivation and will power or the physical condition ... latter particularly leads to noticeable and measurable performance impairments. For ... confined to changes in the muscle itself. Now, a joint ...
... 4 (HealthDay News) -- Variations in genes involved in ... disorder (ADHD), according to a new study. The ... may offer a new treatment option for ADHD patients ... researchers said. In the study, researchers conducted whole-genome ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Risk for Dementia Rises When Diabetes, Depression Meet: Study 2Health News:Risk for Dementia Rises When Diabetes, Depression Meet: Study 3Health News:Preoperative aspirin therapy can benefit cardiac surgery patients 2Health News:Parents' views sought on childhood obesity risk 2Health News:More Children Using Preventive Asthma Drugs: Study 2Health News:More Children Using Preventive Asthma Drugs: Study 3Health News:How muscle fatigue originates in the head 2Health News:More Evidence Links Specific Genes to ADHD 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... 2015 Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW ), ... hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that Robert A. Ingram ... "Bob is an ardent champion for innovation in the lifesciences ... him on Edwards, board as we pursue our focused innovation ... CEO.  "Bob has provided a valuable perspective to our board, ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... -- Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE: MTD ) today ... the highlights: , Sales in local currency ... year. Reported sales decreased 4% as currency reduced sales ... earnings per diluted share as reported (EPS) were $2.73, ... was $2.80 , an increase of 9% over ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , July 30, 2015  ResMed (NYSE: ... signed a definitive agreement to acquire Curative ... ventilation and sleep-disordered breathing medical devices and ... market reputation in China, combined with ResMed,s global leadership in sleep and ... China suffering from ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 2Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 3Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 4Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 5Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 6Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 7Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 8Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 9Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 10Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 11Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 12Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 13Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results 14ResMed Invests in High-Growth Chinese Sleep and Respiratory Care Market with Curative Medical 2ResMed Invests in High-Growth Chinese Sleep and Respiratory Care Market with Curative Medical 3
... 4, 2010 Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ... in Phoenix, Arizona on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 5:30 ... Bradbury, president and chief executive officer of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, will ... webcast live through the "Investors" section of Amylin,s corporate website ...
... N.C., Nov. 4, 2010 Gentris Corporation ( ... pharmacogenomics, announced today that Howard McLeod, Pharm.D., from ... (UNC) has become the Company,s first Chief Scientific ... pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine, is the Fred N. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Gentris Corporation Names New Chief Scientific Advisor 2Gentris Corporation Names New Chief Scientific Advisor 3
... enhances productivity in the laboratory with its ... methods clotting, chromogenic and immunological ... test results every time. With user ... random access, the CA-1500 will provide you ...
... Premier is our top-of-the-line device. ... attributes of the Qwik-Let® Elite, ... Lan-X feature. The Lan-X technology ... protection in the removal and ...
... the pain and hassle of testing. Unlike ... device is the only one with a ... testing, with less hassle and improved safety. ... and no side-to-side motion for less skin ...
... The new Finnpipette Focus from Thermo Labsystems ... uncompromising performance. Advanced features such as ... fine volume adjustment on microvolumes help to ... single channel pipettes. The new interchangeable handle ...
Medicine Products: