Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Effect of observing change from comparison mammograms on performance of screening mammography in a large community-based populationBonnie C Yankaskas
Carolina Mammography Registry, Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Mason Farm Rd, CB 7515, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7515, USA
Radiology 261:762-70. 2011....
- International comparison of performance measures for screening mammography: can it be done?B C Yankaskas
Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7515, USA
J Med Screen 11:187-93. 2004..These measures were selected because they do not require identification of all cancers in the screening population, which is not always possible...
- Diagnostic mammography performance and race: outcomes in Black and White womenBonnie C Yankaskas
Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
Cancer 104:2671-81. 2005..No study, to the authors' knowledge, has evaluated the difference in the performance of diagnostic mammography between Black and White women...
- Epidemiology of breast cancer in young womenBonnie C Yankaskas
Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
Breast Dis 23:3-8. 2005....
- Association between mammography timing and measures of screening performance in the United StatesBonnie C Yankaskas
Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7515, 106 Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7515, USA
Radiology 234:363-73. 2005..S. community-based screening mammography...
- Barriers to adherence to screening mammography among women with disabilitiesBonnie C Yankaskas
Department of Radiology, CB 7510, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7510, USA
Am J Public Health 100:947-53. 2010..Given the lack of screening mammography studies specific to women with disabilities, we compared reasons offered by women with and without disabilities for not scheduling routine screening visits...
- Performance of first mammography examination in women younger than 40 yearsBonnie C Yankaskas
Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 204 Wing F, CB 7510, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7510, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 102:692-701. 2010..Few data have been published on mammography performance in women who are younger than 40 years...
- Screening mammography performance and cancer detection among black women and white women in community practiceKarminder S Gill
Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Cancer 100:139-48. 2004..Educational efforts need to be strengthened to encourage black women to react sooner to symptoms, so that the tumors detected will be smaller and black women will have a better prognosis when they appear for mammography...
- Recommendations for post-polypectomy surveillance in community practiceDavid F Ransohoff
Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, CB 7080, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7080, USA
Dig Dis Sci 56:2623-30. 2011..Decisions about surveillance interval are based in part on polyp size, histology, and number...
- Computed tomography reflects lower airway inflammation and tracks changes in early cystic fibrosisStephanie D Davis
Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:943-50. 2007..Detecting and tracking early cystic fibrosis (CF) lung disease are difficult due to lack of sensitive markers of airway dysfunction...
- Screening mammography after breast cancer treatment: patterns in community practiceArun Krishnaraj
School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 275999 7515, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 97:73-80. 2006..This study was conducted to review the literature on guidelines for this population and to evaluate whether there is a common practice in the community for following these women...
- Positive predictive value of mammography: comparison of interpretations of screening and diagnostic images by the same radiologist and by different radiologistsJacqueline R Halladay
Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 590 Manning Dr, CB 7595, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:782-5. 2010....
- Performance benchmarks for screening mammographyRobert D Rosenberg
Department of Radiology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, MSC10 5530, USA
Radiology 241:55-66. 2006..S. radiologists to allow development of performance benchmarks for screening mammography...
- Performance benchmarks for diagnostic mammographyEdward A Sickles
Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, 1600 Divisadero St, Rm H 2801, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Radiology 235:775-90. 2005....
- Misclassification of American Indian race in state cancer data among non-federally recognized Indians in North CarolinaBonnie C Yankaskas
Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Registry Manag 36:7-11. 2009..Accurate classification is a problem, particularly for non-federally recognized American Indians (AI) receiving care outside of the Indian Health Service...
- Breast cancer yield for screening mammographic examinations with recommendation for short-interval follow-upKarla Kerlikowske
Dept of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Univ of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Radiology 234:684-92. 2005..To compare cancer yield for screening examinations with recommendation for short-interval follow-up after diagnostic imaging work-up versus after screening mammography only...
- Detection of ductal carcinoma in situ in women undergoing screening mammographyVirginia L Ernster
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1546-54. 2002..Given uncertainty about the natural history of DCIS, the clinical significance of screen-detected DCIS needs further investigation...
- Individual and combined effects of age, breast density, and hormone replacement therapy use on the accuracy of screening mammographyPatricia A Carney
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, 1 Medical Center Drive, HB 7925, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
Ann Intern Med 138:168-75. 2003..The relationships among breast density, age, and use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in breast cancer detection have not been fully evaluated...
- Evidence-based target recall rates for screening mammographyMichael J Schell
Biostatistics Division, Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, Moffitt Research Center, 12902 Magnolia Dr, Tampa, FL 33612 9497, USA
Radiology 243:681-9. 2007..To retrospectively identify target recall rates for screening mammography on the basis of how sensitivity shifts with recall rate...
- Mammography surveillance following breast cancerBerta M Geller
Office of Health Promotion Research, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401 3444, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 81:107-15. 2003..To describe when women diagnosed with breast cancer return for their first mammography, and to identify factors predictive of women returning for mammographic surveillance...
- Concordance of breast imaging reporting and data system assessments and management recommendations in screening mammographyStephen H Taplin
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Radiology 222:529-35. 2002..To examine how frequently Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) mammographic screening assessments were associated with expected clinical management recommendations...
- Prospective breast cancer risk prediction model for women undergoing screening mammographyWilliam E Barlow
Cancer Research and Biostatistics, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1900, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1204-14. 2006..We used prospective risk information to predict a diagnosis of breast cancer in a cohort of 1 million women undergoing screening mammography...
- Effect of breast augmentation on the accuracy of mammography and cancer characteristicsDiana L Miglioretti
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash 98101, USA
JAMA 291:442-50. 2004..Breast augmentation is not associated with an increased risk of breast cancer; however, implants may interfere with the detection of breast cancer thereby delaying cancer diagnosis in women with augmentation...
- Methodological issues in international comparison of interval breast cancersJean Luc Bulliard
Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
Int J Cancer 119:1158-63. 2006..Valid comparisons of IC are possible with careful attention to the definition but true differences in IC frequency across screening programmes should exceed 10% to be possibly indicative of real differences between programmes...
- Biennial versus annual mammography and the risk of late-stage breast cancerEmily White
School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1832-9. 2004..Mammography screening may reduce breast cancer mortality by detecting cancers at an earlier stage. However, certain questions remain, including the ideal interval between mammograms...
- Use of the American College of Radiology BI-RADS to report on the mammographic evaluation of women with signs and symptoms of breast diseaseBerta M Geller
Dept of Health Promotion Research, Univ of Vermont, 1 S Prospect St, Burlington, VT 05401 3444, USA
Radiology 222:536-42. 2002..To examine whether mammographic assessments and recommendations are linked as expected, based on the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS), for the evaluation of women with signs and symptoms of breast disease...
- Performance of diagnostic mammography for women with signs or symptoms of breast cancerWilliam E Barlow
W E Barlow, Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle 98101 1448, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1151-9. 2002..We evaluated whether age, breast density, self-reported breast lump, and previous mammography influence the performance of diagnostic mammography...
- Recall and detection rates in screening mammographyBonnie C Yankaskas
Cancer 101:2710-1; author reply 2711-2. 2004
- Accuracy of short-interval follow-up mammograms by patient and radiologist characteristicsErin J Aiello Bowles
Group Health Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave, Ste 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:1200-8. 2008..The purpose of our study was to examine the accuracy of short-interval follow-up mammograms and evaluate patient and radiologist characteristics associated with accuracy...
- Association of stellate mammographic pattern with survival in small invasive breast tumorsM Camille Alexander
Department of Breast Imaging, CentraHealth Virginia Baptist Hospital, 1330 Oak Ln, Suite 202, Lynchburg, VA 24503, USA
AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:29-37. 2006..We tested whether the stellate mammographic pattern of presentation of small breast tumors is a better indicator of survival than other patterns...
- Improving the concordance of mammography assessment and management recommendationsBerta M Geller
Office of Health Promotion Research, University of Vermont, 1 S Prospect St, Rm 4427D, Burlington, VT 05401 3444, USA
Radiology 241:67-75. 2006....
- NC-AINSCO (American Indian Network Study of Clinical Ou*Bonnie Yankaskas; Fiscal Year: 2007..Public health relevance is great as ultimately this work will translate into better health care delivery and clinical outcomes for American Indians and other underserved patients. ..
- Evaluation of False Positive Mammography in Community PracticeBonnie Yankaskas; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Carolina Mammography RegistryBonnie Yankaskas; Fiscal Year: 2007..Efforts will be made to increase the visibility of both CMR and the BCSC in North Carolina, to enhance use of the data for research, planning and education. ..