Review: Mammography reduces breast cancer mortality rates
- Opinions and Personals. Chandler, A.B. // Saturday Evening Post;Jan/Feb87, Vol. 259 Issue 1, p112
Focuses on the author's support of the Mammobile Breast Cancer Prevention Unit in the United States. Features of the mobile medical service; Importance to women of undergoing mammograms; Personal story of the author's experience of being diagnosed with a lump in her breast.
- Breast test. // Shape;Oct2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p126
A quiz is presented on topics related to breast cancer such as breast self-exams, diets that affect breast health, and mammograms.
- Mammography Screening and Differences in Stage of Disease by Race/Ethnicity. Jacobellis, Jillian; Cutter, Gray // American Journal of Public Health;Jul2002, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p1144
Objectives. We examined the effect of routine screening on breast cancer staging by race/ethnicity. Methods. We used a 1990 to 1998 mammography database (N = 5182) of metropolitan Denver, Colo, women to examine each racial/ethnic cohort's incident cancer cases (n = 1902) and tumor stage...
- Physician and patient characteristics associated with outpatient breast cancer screening recommendations in the United States: analysis of the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey Data 1996â€“2004. Bhosle, Monali; Samuel, Stephen; Vosuri, Venkatanaras; Paskett, Electra; Balkrishnan, Rajesh // Breast Cancer Research & Treatment;May2007, Vol. 103 Issue 1, p53
The primary goal of breast cancer screening tests is to find cancer at an early stage before a person has any symptoms. Evidence suggests that screening examinations such as mammography and clinical breast examinations (CBE) are effective in early detection of breast cancer. Physician...
- Chapter 29: VIEWS FROM A MAMMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST. Berman, Joel // Comprehensive Breast Care;2000, p238
This chapter provides tips for mammogram examination of women with breast cancer in the U.S. Schedule between 1-2 weeks after your period when your breasts are less tender or when you know your breasts are less tender. Comparing previous mammograms, besides being required as part of a facility's...
- Comparing Mammographic Measures Across Populations. Fuhrman, Barbara J.; Byrne, Celia // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;May2014, Vol. 106 Issue 5, p1
The authors discuss the relevance of comparing mammographic measures across women populations. They describe the important role played by mammographic density (MD) in predicting breast cancer risk. They present research findings on the link between percentage density and its component measures...
- Drop-Off in Mammograms May Help Explain Breast Cancer Decline. // Mayo Clinic Women's Health Source;Oct2007, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p3
The article discusses information on research regarding mammography screening. Researchers concluded that a decrease in mammography screening may help explain breast cancer decline based on a national database from the Women's Health Initiative. They also added that breast cancer rates started...
- Spontaneous remissions in breast cancer underline the need of more evidence: screening should not detect more cancer but earlier cancer. Porzsolt, Franz; Hölzel, Dieter // Journal of Public Health (09431853);Feb2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p15
Analysis of the hypothesis that 22% of breast cancer cases detected by screening mammography would disappear spontaneously. Critical appraisal of the relevant scientific literature using established methods. The hypothesisâ€”although it is unusualâ€”seems to be very well supported by...
- Interventions to Promote Repeat Breast Cancer Screening With Mammography: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Vernon, Sally W.; McQueen, Amy; Tiro, Jasmin A.; Del Junco, Deborah J. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;Jul2010, Vol. 102 Issue 14, p1023
Background: Various interventions to promote repeat use of mammography have been evaluated, but the efficacy of such interventions is not well understood.