Annual screening with mammography and breast examination did not reduce breast cancer mortality in women 40 to 49 years of age
- Handle with Care. Ince, Susan // Good Housekeeping;Apr2000, Vol. 230 Issue 4, p82
Provides tips on how to get the treatment that is best for breast cancer patients. Importance of regular mammography; Information on Mammotome; Safety of lumpectomy; Risky gaps in follow-up care.
- Advanced Breast Cancer as Indicator of Quality Mammography. Gaona, Enrique // AIP Conference Proceedings;2003, Vol. 682 Issue 1, p201
Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the Mexican Republic. Mammography is the more important screening tool for detecting early breast cancer. Screening mammography involves taking x-rays from two views from each...
- Beyond the mammogram. Cowley, Geoffrey; Hager, Mary // Newsweek;2/24/1997, Vol. 129 Issue 8, p59
Contends that women would be better served by efforts to prevent breast cancer, than to detect it through mammograms. Improvements in imaging techniques in cancer detection, including digital mammography, developed by Martin Yaffe; Risk factors in breast cancer and attempts to reduce those risks.
- Film mammography is still the one. Meloro, J.R. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Aug2001, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p114
Evaluates the use of film mammography for breast cancer detection in the United States. Effectivity of the method for early detection of cancer; Necessity of screening technology for breast cancer; Features of the full-field digital mammography.
- Breast cancer incidence after the start of mammography screening in Denmark. Olsen, A H; Jensen, A; Njor, S H; Villadsen, E; Schwartz, W; Vejborg, I; Lynge, E // British Journal of Cancer;2/10/2003, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p362
Mammography screening may lead to overdiagnosis of asymptomatic breast cancers, that would otherwise not have given rise to clinical symptoms. This aspect was studied in three regional screening programmes in Denmark, which started in Copenhagen municipality, Fyn county, and Frederiksberg...
- The Breast Is Close to the Heart. Fletcher, Suzanne W.; Fletcher, Robert H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;12/1/92, Vol. 117 Issue 11, p969
Presents information on the health implications of breast cancer screening with physical examination and mammography. Risk for dying of breast cancer; Variations of the biology of breast cancer among age groups; Problems in breast cancer screening.
- Screening for Breast Cancer: Recommendation Statement. // American Family Physician;9/15/2010, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p672
The article presents the summary of recommendations and evidence for biennial screening mammography for breast cancer in women excerpted from the Recommendation Statements released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) published in a 2009 issue of "Annals of Internal Medicine."
- The Canadian National Breast Screening Study-1: Breast Cancer Mortality after 11 to 16 Years of Follow-up. Miller, Anthony B.; To, Teresa; Baines, Cornelia J.; Wall, Claus // Annals of Internal Medicine;9/3/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 5, p305
Background: The efficacy of breast cancer screening in women age 40 to 49 years remains controversial. Objective: To compare breast cancer mortality in 40- to 49-year-old women who received either 1) screening with annual mammography, breast physical examination, and instruction on breast...
- Mammograms in Women Age 40 to 49: Results of The Canadian Breast Cancer Screening Study. // Annals of Internal Medicine;9/3/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 5, pI-28
Presents a summary for patients of the report titled 'The Canadian National Breast Screening Study-1: Breast Cancer Mortality After 11 to 16 Years of Follow-up. A Randomized Screening Trial of Mammography in Women Age 40 to 49 Years,' published in the September 2002 issue of the 'Annals of...
- Breast screening and other fights. Godlee, Fiona // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;7/31/2010, Vol. 341 Issue 7766, p206
The article discusses various papers published within the issue including one on the benefits of mammography, another on the harm and cost effectiveness of breast cancer screening, and an editorial on breast cancer screening.