TITLE

Review: In women 39 to 69 years of age, screening with mammography reduces breast cancer mortality

AUTHOR(S)
Willett, Laura Rees
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;2/16/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on studies on the effectiveness of mammography screening in reducing breast cancer mortality in woman. The studies evaluated breast cancer screening with mammography, CBE, or BSE in women without preexisting breast cancer and at average risk for breast cancer. It was found that in women 39 to 69 years of age, mammography screening reduces breast cancer mortality, with most benefit in those 60 to 69 years of age.
ACCESSION #
48495894

 

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