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Robert A. Smith

Kerlikowske K . Is there a downside to elderly women undergoing screening mammography? [editorial; comment] . J Natl Cancer Inst 1998 ; 90 : 1322 – 1323 . 7 Smith-Bindman R Kerlikowske K Gebretsadik T . Is screening mammography effective in

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Mark A. Helvie and Therese B. Bevers

Recognizing that the purpose of breast cancer screening is to decrease breast cancer mortality and morbidity, NCCN continues to recommend annual screening mammography beginning at age 40 years for average-risk women. Mammographic screening and

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Nila Alsheik, Zhaohui Su, Anna Lafontant, Gregory Donadio, Kathleen Troeger, Scott Pohlman, Melinda Talley, Vandana Menon and Emily Conant

Introduction: Screening mammography is a key component of secondary prevention programs targeting reductions in breast cancer mortality. The early detection of cancers facilitates treatment at a more curable, locoregionally limited stage. We

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Dawn J. Brooks

screening mammography and the benefits of adjuvant systemic therapies, the mortality rate due to breast cancer has decreased over the past 25 years. 2 Nonetheless, considerable professional disagreement exists over the most appropriate age at which to begin

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Isabelle Bairati, Anne-Sophie Julien and Jocelyne Chiquette

Background: To evaluate the quality of an organized mammography screening program based on the perception of screened women, we developed and validated the French-language Mammography Satisfaction Instrument (MSI). The study objective was to

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Lori L. DuBenske, Sarina B. Schrager, Terry A. Little and Elizabeth S. Burnside

Background: National health organizations offer contrasting guidelines for women aged 40–49 regarding when to begin and how often to use mammography screening for breast cancer. The ACS recommends average risk women aged 40–44 receive annual

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Renee W. Pinsky and Mark A. Helvie

screen mammography, the x-ray energy is converted to an image on film, whereas in digital imaging the energy is converted into an electronic signal that can be projected on a computer screen and manipulated. A mammogram that appears primarily white is

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Omar Abdel-Rahman

74 years with complete information about mammography use and its timing. Because mammography screening for women aged 40 to 49 years was not formally recommended in the most recent update of the CTFPHC breast cancer screening recommendations (rather

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Therese B. Bevers, Benjamin O. Anderson, Ermelinda Bonaccio, Sandra Buys, Mary B. Daly, Peter J. Dempsey, William B. Farrar, Irving Fleming, Judy E. Garber, Randall E. Harris, Alexandra S. Heerdt, Mark Helvie, John G. Huff, Nazanin Khakpour, Seema A. Khan, Helen Krontiras, Gary Lyman, Elizabeth Rafferty, Sara Shaw, Mary Lou Smith, Theodore N. Tsangaris, Cheryl Williams and Thomas Yankeelov

must be aware that mammography or any other imaging modality is not a standalone procedure. Neither the current technology of mammography or other imaging tests nor the subsequent interpretation of these tests is foolproof. Clinical judgment is needed

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Stephanie K. Patterson and Mitra Noroozian

Digital Mammography and Breast Tomosynthesis Ten years ago, most mammography units in the United States were using film screen technology. After the results of the Digital Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (DMIST), proving digital