Immense breast cancer awareness in Austria

A vast majority of Austrian women are undergoing preventive breast cancer screening, according to a new study.German technology and health sector company Siemens AG found that 82 per cent of women living in Austria have seen doctors for such treatments. The firm, which interviewed over 4,000 women aged between 25 and 65 in eight countries, said only German women (87 per cent) were more conscientious.Radiologists from dozens of countries are currently gathering at the European Congress of Radiology in the Austrian capital Vienna.Austrian statistic authority Statistik Austria recently announced, almost every third woman who dies from breast cancer in Austria is aged between 50 and 69. More than 4,700 women were diagnosed with the disease in the country in 2008.