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Table 3 Outcome and type of events that occurred in women, aged 50–69 years, with breast cancer diagnosed between 1996 and 2000 in the Province of Modena by screening status

From: Prognosis of screen-detected breast cancers: results of a population based study

  Screen-detected n(%) Non screen-detected n(%) p-value
EVOLUTION    < 0.0001
Alive 454 (94) 330 (77)  
Dead 22 (5) 60 (14)  
Lost at follow-up 6 (1) 39 (9)  
RECURRENCE 33 (6.8) 42 (9.7) 0.02
Local 8 (1.6) 12 (2.8)  
Distant 25 (5.1) 30 (6.9)  
SECOND BREAST CANCER 1 (0.2) 9 (2) 0.02
BREAST CANCER SPECIFIC DEATH 20 (4) 41(9) <0.05
OTHER SECOND MALIGNANCIES 15 (3) 16 (4) NS
DEATH FROM OTHER CAUSES 2 (0.4) 19 (4.4) <0.0001
TOTAL EVENTS 48(9.9) 83(19) <0.0001