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Global Breast Health Care | The Breast | Volume 20, Supplement 2

“Not all of the breast cancer efforts worldwide make it into the literature, with many important efforts going unpublished […] When implementation science and research is integrated into breast cancer control program planning, programs can routinely measure not only outcomes but also why a program is or is not working.”
Eduardo Cazap, Sandra R. Distelhorst, Benjamin O. Anderson

This PDF version of the Volume 20, Supplement 2 of The Breast academic journal in 2011, provides consensus statements and supplemental documents produced by the Breast Health Global Initiative and affiliated researchers.

The Supplement includes the following sections, articles, and statements:

  • Introduction
  • BHGI 2010: Global Summit Consensus Statements
  • Early Detection
  • Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Health System Resources

Founding and co-sponsoring organizations of the Breast Health Global Initiative include Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Scientific partners include the National Cancer Institute (NCI), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), European School of Oncology, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), The Lancet Oncology, Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Al-Amoudi Center of Excellence in Breast Cancer. Corporate partners include GE Healthcare and Sanofi Aventis. The initiative also includes many collaborating and participating organizations, across the UN agencies, U.S. government institutions, foundations, and consortia.

The executive summary of the 2010 consensus analysis is also available.