mammography

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Summary: Radiographic examination of the breast.

Top Publications

  1. doi Overdiagnosis of invasive breast cancer due to mammography screening: results from the Norwegian screening program
    Mette Kalager
    Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:491-9. 2012
  2. ncbi Effect of screening and adjuvant therapy on mortality from breast cancer
    Donald A Berry
    Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1784-92. 2005
  3. doi Cancer screening in the United States, 2010: a review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and issues in cancer screening
    Robert A Smith
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 60:99-119. 2010
  4. ncbi Mammographic density and the risk and detection of breast cancer
    Norman F Boyd
    Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research, Toronto, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 356:227-36. 2007
  5. pmc Screening for breast cancer: an update for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Heidi D Nelson
    Oregon Health and Science University, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:727-37, W237-42. 2009
  6. doi Screening for breast cancer with mammography
    Peter C Gøtzsche
    The Nordic Cochrane Centre, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD001877. 2013
  7. doi Effect of three decades of screening mammography on breast-cancer incidence
    Archie Bleyer
    Quality Department, St Charles Health System, Central Oregon, Portland, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:1998-2005. 2012
  8. doi Overdiagnosis in cancer
    H Gilbert Welch
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:605-13. 2010
  9. pmc Overdiagnosis in screening mammography in Denmark: population based cohort study
    Sisse Helle Njor
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Østre Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    BMJ 346:f1064. 2013
  10. doi The first analysis and clinical evaluation of native breast tissue using differential phase-contrast mammography
    Marco Stampanoni
    Swiss Light Source, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland
    Invest Radiol 46:801-6. 2011

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  1. doi Overdiagnosis of invasive breast cancer due to mammography screening: results from the Norwegian screening program
    Mette Kalager
    Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:491-9. 2012
    ..cases of cancer that would not have become clinically apparent in a woman's lifetime without screening) due to mammography screening has been hampered by lack of valid comparison groups that identify incidence trends attributable to ..
  2. ncbi Effect of screening and adjuvant therapy on mortality from breast cancer
    Donald A Berry
    Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1784-92. 2005
    We used modeling techniques to assess the relative and absolute contributions of screening mammography and adjuvant treatment to the reduction in breast-cancer mortality in the United States from 1975 to 2000.
  3. doi Cancer screening in the United States, 2010: a review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and issues in cancer screening
    Robert A Smith
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 60:99-119. 2010
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  4. ncbi Mammographic density and the risk and detection of breast cancer
    Norman F Boyd
    Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research, Toronto, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 356:227-36. 2007
    Extensive mammographic density is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer and makes the detection of cancer by mammography difficult, but the influence of density on risk according to method of cancer detection is unknown.
  5. pmc Screening for breast cancer: an update for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Heidi D Nelson
    Oregon Health and Science University, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:727-37, W237-42. 2009
    ..This systematic review is an update of evidence since the 2002 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation on breast cancer screening...
  6. doi Screening for breast cancer with mammography
    Peter C Gøtzsche
    The Nordic Cochrane Centre, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD001877. 2013
    ..A variety of estimates of the benefits and harms of mammographic screening for breast cancer have been published and national policies vary...
  7. doi Effect of three decades of screening mammography on breast-cancer incidence
    Archie Bleyer
    Quality Department, St Charles Health System, Central Oregon, Portland, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:1998-2005. 2012
    ..Effective cancer-screening programs therefore both increase the incidence of cancer detected at an early stage and decrease the incidence of cancer presenting at a late stage...
  8. doi Overdiagnosis in cancer
    H Gilbert Welch
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:605-13. 2010
    ..Equally important, researchers need to work to develop better estimates of the magnitude of overdiagnosis and develop clinical strategies to help minimize it...
  9. pmc Overdiagnosis in screening mammography in Denmark: population based cohort study
    Sisse Helle Njor
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Østre Farimagsgade 5, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    BMJ 346:f1064. 2013
    To use data from two longstanding, population based screening programmes to study overdiagnosis in screening mammography.
  10. doi The first analysis and clinical evaluation of native breast tissue using differential phase-contrast mammography
    Marco Stampanoni
    Swiss Light Source, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland
    Invest Radiol 46:801-6. 2011
    ..Four patients in this study had histopathologically proven invasive breast cancer. One male patient, without the presence of any malignant formations within the resected breast, was included as a control specimen...
  11. ncbi Breast density as a predictor of mammographic detection: comparison of interval- and screen-detected cancers
    M T Mandelson
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:1081-7. 2000
    Screening mammography is the best method to reduce mortality from breast cancer, yet some breast cancers cannot be detected by mammography. Cancers diagnosed after a negative mammogram are known as interval cancers...
  12. ncbi Longitudinal measurement of clinical mammographic breast density to improve estimation of breast cancer risk
    Karla Kerlikowske
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Veterans Affairs, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:386-95. 2007
    ..Whether a change over time in clinically measured mammographic breast density influences breast cancer risk is unknown...
  13. ncbi Ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast
    Harold J Burstein
    Division of Medical Oncology and the Department of Medicine, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:1430-41. 2004
  14. ncbi Contextual analysis of breast and cervical cancer screening and factors associated with health care access among United States women, 2002
    Steven S Coughlin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:260-75. 2008
    ..Analyses of mammography were limited to women aged 40 years with known county of residence (n=91,492)...
  15. pmc Near-infrared optical mammography for breast cancer detection with intrinsic contrast
    Sergio Fantini
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 40:398-407. 2012
    ..Intrinsic sources of optical contrast associated with breast cancer can also be used to monitor individual response to neoadjuvant therapy...
  16. ncbi Canadian National Breast Screening Study-2: 13-year results of a randomized trial in women aged 50-59 years
    A B Miller
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:1490-9. 2000
    Screening for breast cancer with mammography in women aged 50 years or more has been shown to reduce mortality from breast cancer...
  17. pmc Data and trends in cancer screening in the United States: results from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey
    Judith Swan
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 116:4872-81. 2010
    ..We also examine trends from 1992 through 2005 to determine whether differences in screening use are increasing, staying the same, or decreasing...
  18. doi Radiation doses and cancer risks from breast imaging studies
    R Edward Hendrick
    Department of Radiology, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Room C278, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Radiology 257:246-53. 2010
    ..To compare radiation doses and lifetime attributable risks (LARs) of radiation-induced cancer incidence and mortality from breast imaging studies involving the use of ionizing radiation...
  19. ncbi MRI evaluation of the contralateral breast in women with recently diagnosed breast cancer
    Constance D Lehman
    University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:1295-303. 2007
    ..conducted a study to determine whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could improve on clinical breast examination and mammography in detecting contralateral breast cancer soon after the initial diagnosis of unilateral breast cancer.
  20. doi Impact of geography on mammography use in California
    Monica C Jackson
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1339-53. 2009
    Despite its benefit, about 30% of women report that they did not have a recent mammogram. We examine impact of distance, rural-urban residence, and other characteristics on mammography screening rates.
  21. ncbi Dietary and lifestyle determinants of mammographic breast density. A longitudinal study in a Mediterranean population
    Giovanna Masala
    Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy
    Int J Cancer 118:1782-9. 2006
    ..01). This large longitudinal study, the first carried out in Mediterranean women, suggests that specific dietary components may play a key role in determining MBD in this population, thus possibly modulating BC risk...
  22. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of mammography, clinical examination, US, and MR imaging in preoperative assessment of breast cancer
    Wendie A Berg
    American College of Radiology Imaging Network, 301 Merrie Hunt Drive, Lutherville, MD 21093, USA
    Radiology 233:830-49. 2004
    To prospectively assess accuracy of mammography, clinical examination, ultrasonography (US), and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in preoperative assessment of local extent of breast cancer.
  23. ncbi Systematic review: the long-term effects of false-positive mammograms
    Noel T Brewer
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:502-10. 2007
    ..Although abnormal screening mammograms deleteriously affect the psychological well-being of women during the time immediately surrounding the tests, their long-term effects are poorly understood...
  24. ncbi Diagnostic performance of digital versus film mammography for breast-cancer screening
    Etta D Pisano
    Department of Radiology, the Biomedical Research Imaging Center, and the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1773-83. 2005
    Film mammography has limited sensitivity for the detection of breast cancer in women with radiographically dense breasts. We assessed whether the use of digital mammography would avoid some of these limitations.
  25. ncbi Breast cancer mortality in mammographic screening in Europe: a review of incidence-based mortality studies
    Sisse Njor
    Department of Public Health, Post Doc, Centre for Epidemiology and Screening, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Med Screen 19:33-41. 2012
    To estimate the impact of service mammography screening on breast cancer mortality using European incidence-based mortality (IBM) studies (or refined mortality studies)...
  26. doi Quality varies across clinical practice guidelines for mammography screening in women aged 40-49 years as assessed by AGREE and AMSTAR instruments
    Brittany U Burda
    Oregon Evidence Based Practice Center, Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:968-76. 2011
    To assess the quality of clinical practice guidelines providing recommendations on the frequency of mammography screening in asymptomatic, average-risk women 40-49 years of age.
  27. pmc Model of outcomes of screening mammography: information to support informed choices
    Alexandra Barratt
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMJ 330:936. 2005
    To provide easy to use estimates of the benefits and harms of biennial screening mammography for women aged 40, 50, 60, and 70 years.
  28. doi Tamoxifen-induced reduction in mammographic density and breast cancer risk reduction: a nested case-control study
    Jack Cuzick
    Centre for Cancer Prevention, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:744-52. 2011
    ..However, it is not known if tamoxifen-induced reductions in breast density can be used to identify women who will benefit the most from prophylactic treatment with this drug...
  29. pmc Overdiagnosis among women attending a population-based mammography screening program
    Ragnhild Sørum Falk
    Department of Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Norway
    Int J Cancer 133:705-12. 2013
    ..The results highlight the need for individual data with longitudinal screening history and long-term follow-up as a basis for estimating overdiagnosis...
  30. ncbi Breast cancer incidence, 1980-2006: combined roles of menopausal hormone therapy, screening mammography, and estrogen receptor status
    Andrew G Glass
    Oncology Research, Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1152-61. 2007
    ..Marked changes in rates of mammography screening and use of menopausal hormone therapy since 1980 have added further complexity...
  31. pmc Comparative effectiveness of digital versus film-screen mammography in community practice in the United States: a cohort study
    Karla Kerlikowske
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:493-502. 2011
    Few studies have examined the comparative effectiveness of digital versus film-screen mammography in U.S. community practice.
  32. doi Are women getting relevant information about mammography screening for an informed consent: a critical appraisal of information brochures used for screening invitation in Germany, Italy, Spain and France
    Elisabeth Gummersbach
    Department of General Practice, Universitatsklinikum, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 20:409-14. 2010
    The aim was to find out if information brochures on mammography screening in Germany, Italy, Spain and France contain more information to facilitate informed consent than in similar studies carried out over the last few years in Sweden, ..
  33. ncbi Performance benchmarks for screening mammography
    Robert D Rosenberg
    Department of Radiology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, MSC10 5530, USA
    Radiology 241:55-66. 2006
    To retrospectively evaluate the range of performance outcomes of the radiologist in an audit of screening mammography by using a representative sample of U.S...
  34. ncbi Effects of study methods and biases on estimates of invasive breast cancer overdetection with mammography screening: a systematic review
    Corné Biesheuvel
    Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Lancet Oncol 8:1129-38. 2007
    ..Sensitivity of mammography for both cancers that will progress and for overdetected cancers may be increasing with time...
  35. ncbi BIRADS classification in mammography
    Corinne Balleyguier
    Department of Radiology, Institut de Cancerologie Gustave Roussy, 39 rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805 Villejuif, France
    Eur J Radiol 61:192-4. 2007
    ..It is a tool defined to reduce variability between radiologists when creating the reports in mammography, ultrasonography or MRI...
  36. ncbi Mammography screening in Denmark
    Ilse Vejborg
    Diagnostic Imaging Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Dan Med Bull 58:C4287. 2011
    b>Mammography screening is offered healthy women, and a high standard on professional and organizational level is mandatory not only in the screening programme but even in the diagnostic work-up and treatment...
  37. doi Factors associated with mammography utilization: a systematic quantitative review of the literature
    Kristin M Schueler
    Department of Radiology, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:1477-98. 2008
    A significant segment of women remains underscreened with mammography. We sought to summarize literature related to factors associated with receipt of mammography...
  38. pmc Balancing harms and benefits of service mammography screening programs: a cohort study
    Donella Puliti
    Clinical and Descriptive Epidemiology Unit, ISPO Cancer Prevention and Research Institute, via San Salvi 12, 50135 Florence, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R9. 2012
    The use of screening mammography is still under debate within the medical community...
  39. ncbi A systematic review of the effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as an addition to mammography and ultrasound in screening young women at high risk of breast cancer
    S J Lord
    National Health and Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Centre, The University of Sydney, Level 5, Building F, 88 Mallett Street, Locked Bag 77, Camperdown, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    Eur J Cancer 43:1905-17. 2007
    ..MRI) has been proposed as an additional screening test for young women at high risk of breast cancer in whom mammography alone has poor sensitivity...
  40. pmc Comparing screening mammography for early breast cancer detection in Vermont and Norway
    Solveig Hofvind
    Department of Screening based Research, The Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1082-91. 2008
    Most screening mammography in the United States differs from that in countries with formal screening programs by having a shorter screening interval and interpretation by a single reader vs independent double reading...
  41. pmc Breast cancer incidence and overdiagnosis in Catalonia (Spain)
    Montserrat Martínez-Alonso
    Basic Medical Sciences Department, Biomedical Research Institut of Lleida IRBLLEIDA, Alcalde Rovira Roure 80, Lleida, 25198, Catalonia, Spain
    Breast Cancer Res 12:R58. 2010
    Early detection of breast cancer (BC) with mammography may cause overdiagnosis and overtreatment, detecting tumors which would remain undiagnosed during a lifetime...
  42. doi Effect of screening mammography on breast-cancer mortality in Norway
    Mette Kalager
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
    N Engl J Med 363:1203-10. 2010
    A challenge in quantifying the effect of screening mammography on breast-cancer mortality is to provide valid comparison groups...
  43. pmc Inequalities in reported use of breast and cervical screening in Great Britain: analysis of cross sectional survey data
    Kath Moser
    Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
    BMJ 338:b2025. 2009
    ..To investigate the relation between women's reported use of breast and cervical screening and sociodemographic characteristics...
  44. pmc High risk mammographic parenchymal patterns and diet: a case-control study
    E Sala
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Worts Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Cancer 83:121-6. 2000
    ..It seems that parenchymal pattern acts as an informative biomarker of the effect of some macronutrient and foodstuffs intake on breast cancer risk...
  45. ncbi Performance of screening mammography among women with and without a first-degree relative with breast cancer
    K Kerlikowske
    General Internal Medicine Section, 111A1, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Ann Intern Med 133:855-63. 2000
    Although it is recommended that women with a family history of breast cancer begin screening mammography at a younger age than average-risk women, few studies have evaluated the performance of mammography in this group.
  46. ncbi Comparison of independent double readings and computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) for the diagnosis of breast calcifications
    Yulei Jiang
    Department of Radiology, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637
    Acad Radiol 13:84-94. 2006
    ..The aim of the study is to compare independent double readings by radiologists and computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) in diagnostic interpretation of mammographic calcifications...
  47. pmc Breast cancer mortality in organised mammography screening in Denmark: comparative study
    Karsten Juhl Jørgensen
    The Nordic Cochrane Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 340:c1241. 2010
    ..the previously observed 25% reduction in breast cancer mortality in Copenhagen following the introduction of mammography screening was indeed due to screening, by using an additional screening region and five years additional follow-..
  48. ncbi The impact of mammographic screening on breast cancer mortality in Europe: a review of observational studies
    Mireille Broeders
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and HTA, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre and National Expert and Training Centre for Breast Cancer Screening, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Med Screen 19:14-25. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of population-based mammographic screening on breast cancer mortality in Europe, considering different methodologies and limitations of the data...
  49. ncbi Impact of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program on mammography and Pap test utilization among white, Hispanic, and African American women: 1996-2000
    E Kathleen Adams
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer 109:348-58. 2007
    ..Cancer 2007. (c) 2006 American Cancer Society...
  50. pmc Common variants in ZNF365 are associated with both mammographic density and breast cancer risk
    Sara Lindstrom
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Genet 43:185-7. 2011
    ..6 × 10(-10)). Common variants in ZNF365 have also recently been associated with susceptibility to breast cancer...
  51. pmc Interpreting overdiagnosis estimates in population-based mammography screening
    Rianne De Gelder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Room AE 137, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Rev 33:111-21. 2011
    Estimates of overdiagnosis in mammography screening range from 1% to 54%. This review explains such variations using gradual implementation of mammography screening in the Netherlands as an example...
  52. ncbi Cultural tailoring for mammography and fruit and vegetable intake among low-income African-American women in urban public health centers
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory and Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University SLU, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Med 41:53-62. 2005
    ..The Institute of Medicine has called for randomized studies directly comparing approaches that do and do not consider culture...
  53. ncbi Validation of recall of breast and cervical cancer screening by women in an ethnically diverse population
    Stephen J McPhee
    Vietnamese Community Health Promotion Project, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94102, USA
    Prev Med 35:463-73. 2002
    ....
  54. pmc Breast tissue composition and susceptibility to breast cancer
    Norman F Boyd
    Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research, Ontario Cancer Institute, Room 10 415 610 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G2M9
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1224-37. 2010
    Breast density, as assessed by mammography, reflects breast tissue composition. Breast epithelium and stroma attenuate x-rays more than fat and thus appear light on mammograms while fat appears dark...
  55. pmc Advanced breast cancer incidence following population-based mammographic screening
    P Autier
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, International Prevention Research Institute iPRI, Lyon, France
    Ann Oncol 22:1726-35. 2011
    Breast cancer mortality is declining in many Western countries. If mammography screening contributed to decreases in mortality, then decreases in advanced breast cancer incidence should also be noticeable.
  56. ncbi Ductal carcinoma in situ, complexities and challenges
    Gregory D Leonard
    Cancer Therapeutics Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20889 5105, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:906-20. 2004
    ..markedly in recent decades, and DCIS now accounts for approximately 20% of breast cancers diagnosed by mammography. Laboratory and patient data suggest that DCIS is a precursor lesion for invasive cancer...
  57. pmc Development of a quantitative method for analysis of breast density based on three-dimensional breast MRI
    Ke Nie
    Tu and Yuen Center for Functional Onco Imaging, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Med Phys 35:5253-62. 2008
    ..It may also provide a reliable method for evaluating the change of breast density for risk management of women, or for evaluating the benefits/risks when considering hormonal replacement therapy or chemoprevention...
  58. pmc Mammographic density and breast cancer risk: current understanding and future prospects
    Norman F Boyd
    Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research, Room 10 415, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 2M9, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res 13:223. 2011
    ..Future prospects for the application of PMD include mammographic screening, risk prediction in individuals, breast cancer prevention research, and clinical decision making...
  59. pmc Relationship between mammographic density and breast cancer death in the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1218-27. 2012
    ..Women with elevated mammographic density have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. However, among women diagnosed with breast cancer, it is unclear whether higher density portends reduced survival, independent of other factors...
  60. ncbi Comparison of full-field digital mammography with screen-film mammography for cancer detection: results of 4,945 paired examinations
    J M Lewin
    Dept of Radiology, Univ of Colorado Health Sciences Ctr, CB E 030, 4200 E Ninth Ave, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Radiology 218:873-80. 2001
    To prospectively compare full-field digital mammography (FFDM) with screen-film mammography (SFM) for cancer detection in a screening population.
  61. doi Differences in radiological patterns, tumour characteristics and diagnostic precision between digital mammography and screen-film mammography in four breast cancer screening programmes in Spain
    Laia Domingo
    Department of Epidemiology and Evaluation, IMIM Hospital del Mar, Passeig Maritim 25 29, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Radiol 21:2020-8. 2011
    To compare tumour characteristics between cancers detected with screen-film mammography (SFM) and digital mammography (DM) and to evaluate changes in positive predictive values (PPVs) for further assessments, for invasive procedures and ..
  62. ncbi Differentiation between benign and malignant findings on MR-mammography: usefulness of morphological criteria
    U Wedegärtner
    Abteilung für Röntgendiagnostik, Radiologische Klinik, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 11:1645-50. 2001
    ..evaluate the usefulness of morphological criteria in differentiating between benign and malignant lesions on MR-mammography. Fifty-three women (18-82 years) with 62 lesions scheduled for excisional biopsy underwent dynamic contrast-..
  63. doi Comparison of digital screening mammography and screen-film mammography in the early detection of clinically relevant cancers: a multicenter study
    Adriana M J Bluekens
    National Expert and Training Centre for Breast Cancer Screening, PO Box 6873, 6503 GJ Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Radiology 265:707-14. 2012
    To compare screen-film mammography with digital mammography in a breast cancer screening program, with a focus on the clinical relevance of detected cancers.
  64. doi Basic physics and doubts about relationship between mammographically determined tissue density and breast cancer risk
    Daniel B Kopans
    Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Ambulatory Care Bldg, Suite 219, 15 Parkman St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 246:348-53. 2008
    Numerous studies have suggested a link between breast tissue patterns, as defined with mammography, and risk for breast cancer. There may be a relationship, but the author believes all of these studies have methodological flaws...
  65. doi Mammography activity in Norway 1983 to 2008
    Elsebeth Lynge
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 50:1062-7. 2011
    In Norway, an organized screening mammography program, the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) started in four counties in 1996 and became nationwide in 2004...
  66. doi Does a national screening programme reduce socioeconomic inequalities in mammography use?
    Marina Puddu
    Scientific Institute of Public Health, Epidemiology Unit, J Wytsmanstreet 14, 1050, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Public Health 54:61-8. 2009
    To investigate possible changes in socioeconomic inequalities in mammography use among women aged 50-69 years between the start of the Belgian national screening programme in 2001 and three years later (2004), and to assess if the ..
  67. doi Breast cancer mortality in Norway after the introduction of mammography screening
    Anne Helene Olsen
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Int J Cancer 132:208-14. 2013
    An organized mammography screening program was gradually implemented in Norway during the period 1996-2004. Norwegian authorities have initiated an evaluation of the program. Our study focused on breast cancer mortality...
  68. doi Breast cancer: missed interval and screening-detected cancer at full-field digital mammography and screen-film mammography-- results from a retrospective review
    Solveig R Hoff
    Departments of Radiology and Oncology, Aalesund Hospital, Helse Møre og Romsdal HF, Aalesund, Norway
    Radiology 264:378-86. 2012
    To compare the percentages and mammographic features of cancers missed at full-field digital mammography (FFDM) and screen-film mammography (SFM) in women who participated in the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program in 2002-2008.
  69. pmc Long-term psychosocial consequences of false-positive screening mammography
    John Brodersen
    Research Unit and Section of General Practice, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Fam Med 11:106-15. 2013
    ..In the case of screening mammography, the most frequent harm is a false-positive result...
  70. pmc The growth law of primary breast cancer as inferred from mammography screening trials data
    D Hart
    Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Br J Cancer 78:382-7. 1998
    ..In this study, we used large-scale mammography screening trial data to deduce the growth law of primary breast cancer...
  71. ncbi In a randomized controlled trial, patients preferred electronic data collection of breast cancer risk-factor information in a mammography setting
    Erin J Aiello
    Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, 1730 Minor Ave, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:77-81. 2006
    We evaluated patient acceptance of an electronic questionnaire to collect breast cancer risk-factor data in a mammography setting.
  72. pmc US-guided vacuum-assisted biopsy of microcalcifications in breast lesions and long-term follow-up results
    Hua Sun Kim
    Department of Radiology and Institution of Radiological Science, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Radiol 9:503-9. 2008
    ....
  73. ncbi 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
    Anthony B Miller
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 137:305-12. 2002
    ..The efficacy of breast cancer screening in women age 40 to 49 years remains controversial...
  74. doi Women's mammography experience and its impact on screening adherence
    Tricia S Tang
    Department of Medical Education, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5201, USA
    Psychooncology 18:727-34. 2009
    Although rates for first-time and recent mammography screening have increased for women in the US in the past decade, rates for repeat mammography remain low...
  75. doi Why mammography screening has not lived up to expectations from the randomised trials
    Peter C Gøtzsche
    Dept 3343, The Nordic Cochrane Centre, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Causes Control 23:15-21. 2012
    ..We also believe it is more important to reduce the incidence of cancer than to detect it 'early.' Avoiding getting screening mammograms reduces the risk of becoming a breast cancer patient by one-third...
  76. ncbi Three-dimensional time-resolved optical mammography of the uncompressed breast
    Louise C Enfield
    Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Appl Opt 46:3628-38. 2007
    ..Only half of the fibroadenomas scanned could be observed, but of those that could be detected, all but one revealed an apparent increase in blood volume and a decrease in scatter and oxygen saturation...
  77. pmc Effectiveness of computer-aided detection in community mammography practice
    Joshua J Fenton
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:1152-61. 2011
    Computer-aided detection (CAD) is applied during screening mammography for millions of US women annually, although it is uncertain whether CAD improves breast cancer detection when used by community radiologists.
  78. ncbi Projecting absolute invasive breast cancer risk in white women with a model that includes mammographic density
    Jinbo Chen
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1215-26. 2006
    ..In this study, we developed the corresponding model for absolute risk...
  79. pmc Factors associated with annual-interval mammography for women in their 40s
    Jennifer M Gierisch
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 33:72-8. 2009
    Evidence is mounting that annual mammography for women in their 40s may be the optimal schedule to reduce morbidity and mortality from breast cancer...
  80. doi Quality of life valuations of mammography screening
    Amy E Bonomi
    Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University, 135 Campbell Hall, 1787 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:801-14. 2008
    To obtain quality-of-life (QOL) valuations associated with mammography screening and breast cancer treatment that are suitable for use in cost-effectiveness analyses.
  81. doi Phase-contrast X-ray imaging of breast
    Jani Keyriläinen
    Department of Physics, HUCH Cancer Center, Helsinki University Central Hospital HUCH, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Radiol 51:866-84. 2010
    ..Several developments that are under way are described here...
  82. ncbi Inflammatory breast cancer: PET/CT, MRI, mammography, and sonography findings
    Wei T Yang
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1350, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 109:417-26. 2008
    To describe the role of Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), sonography, and mammography in patients with inflammatory breast cancer (IBC).
  83. pmc Obesity and mammography: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nisa M Maruthur
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:665-77. 2009
    Obese women experience higher postmenopausal breast cancer risk, morbidity, and mortality and may be less likely to undergo mammography.
  84. pmc A meta-analysis of interventions to promote mammography among ethnic minority women
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
    Nurs Res 58:246-54. 2009
    Although many studies have been focused on interventions designed to promote mammography screening among ethnic minority women, few summaries of the effectiveness of the interventions are available.
  85. pmc Update on mammography trends: comparisons of rates in 2000, 2005, and 2008
    Nancy Breen
    Health Services and Economics Branch, Applied Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Studies, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 117:2209-18. 2011
    b>Mammography screening allows for the early detection of breast cancer, which helps reduce mortality from breast cancer, especially in women aged 50 to 69 years...
  86. ncbi Determination of the presence and extent of pure ductal carcinoma in situ by mammography and magnetic resonance imaging
    Jennifer H Menell
    Breast Imaging Section, Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Breast J 11:382-90. 2005
    The purpose of this study was to compare the ability of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and mammography to determine the presence and extent of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)...
  87. pmc Evaluation of mammographic density patterns: reproducibility and concordance among scales
    Macarena Garrido-Estepa
    National Centre for Epidemiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Cancer 10:485. 2010
    ..This study sought to assess intra-rater agreement for the most widely used scales (Wolfe, Tabár, BI-RADS and Boyd) and compare them in terms of classifying mammograms as high- or low-density...
  88. pmc Cost-effectiveness of breast MR imaging and screen-film mammography for screening BRCA1 gene mutation carriers
    Janie M Lee
    Department of Radiology, Institute for Technology Assessment, Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 254:793-800. 2010
    To evaluate the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening strategies in which MR imaging and screen-film mammography were used, alone and in combination, in women with BRCA1 mutations.
  89. doi Digital breast tomosynthesis versus digital mammography: a clinical performance study
    Gisella Gennaro
    Department of Radiology, Venetian Oncological Institute IOV, IRCCS, Padua, Italy
    Eur Radiol 20:1545-53. 2010
    To compare the clinical performance of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) with that of full-field digital mammography (FFDM) in a diagnostic population.
  90. doi Breast tomosynthesis and digital mammography: a comparison of breast cancer visibility and BIRADS classification in a population of cancers with subtle mammographic findings
    Ingvar Andersson
    Diagnostic Centre of Imaging and Functional Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur Radiol 18:2817-25. 2008
    ..breast cancer visibility in one-view breast tomosynthesis (BT) to cancer visibility in one- or two-view digital mammography (DM). Thirty-six patients were selected on the basis of subtle signs of breast cancer on DM...
  91. pmc Knowledge, cultural, and attitudinal barriers to mammography screening among nonadherent immigrant Chinese women: ever versus never screened status
    Judy H Wang
    Department of Oncology and Cancer Control Program, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20007, USA
    Cancer 115:4828-38. 2009
    Chinese-American women have much lower mammography screening rates than the general population...
  92. pmc Racial differences in follow-up of abnormal mammography findings among economically disadvantaged women
    Swann A Adams
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Cancer 115:5788-97. 2009
    ..The objective of the current investigation was to examine racial differences in the completion and completion time of a diagnostic workup after the finding of a suspicious breast abnormality...
  93. ncbi Mammography stage of adoption and decision balance among Asian Indian and Filipino American women
    Tsu Yin Wu
    School of Nursing, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Mich 48197, USA
    Cancer Nurs 30:390-8. 2007
    ..however, to our knowledge, this is the first such investigation to examine relationships between stages of mammography adoption and decision balance among Asian American women...
  94. pmc Is computer aided detection (CAD) cost effective in screening mammography? A model based on the CADET II study
    Carla Guerriero
    Health Service Research and Policy Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:11. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate whether the use of a single reader with CAD is more cost-effective than double reading...
  95. doi Socioeconomic inequalities in attending the mass screening for breast cancer in the south of the Netherlands--associations with stage at diagnosis and survival
    M J Aarts
    Comprehensive Cancer Centre South IKZ, Eindhoven Cancer Registry, PO Box 231, 5600 AE Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 128:517-25. 2011
    ..From 1998 to 2005, 1,067,952 invitations for biennial mammography were sent to women aged 50-75 in the region covered by the Eindhoven Cancer Registry...
  96. pmc Breast cancer screening: are we seeing the benefit?
    Donella Puliti
    Clinical and Descriptive Epidemiology Unit, ISPO Cancer Prevention and Research Institute, Via delle Oblate 2, 50141 Florence, Italy
    BMC Med 10:106. 2012
    ..studies, incidence-based mortality studies, and trend studies, have been used to assess the effectiveness of mammography screening programmes in reducing breast cancer mortality...
  97. doi Effect of abnormal screening mammogram on quality of life
    A F W van der Steeg
    Department of Surgery, St Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 98:537-42. 2011
    ..Screening for breast cancer reduces breast cancer-related mortality. Advantages of screening are explained clearly, but its disadvantages are underrepresented in consent folders...
  98. doi Invasive micropapillary carcinoma of the breast: mammographic, sonographic, and MRI features
    Beatriz Adrada
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1350, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:W58-63. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the clinical, imaging, and histopathologic findings of invasive micropapillary carcinoma of the breast...
  99. doi Mammographic density, response to hormones, and breast cancer risk
    Norman F Boyd
    DSC, Ontario Cancer Institute, 610 University Ave, Room 10 415, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 29:2985-92. 2011
    ..We have examined the magnitude of the association of hormone exposure with PMD according to subsequent breast cancer risk...
  100. doi Breast cancer screening in BRCA1 mutation carriers: effectiveness of MR imaging--Markov Monte Carlo decision analysis
    Janie M Lee
    Department of Radiology, Institute for Technology Assessment, Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 246:763-71. 2008
    ..To project intermediate and long-term clinical outcomes of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging screening for breast cancer in women with BRCA1 gene mutations...

Research Grants88

  1. FINDING THE M.I.N.C. FOR MAMMOGRAPHY MAINTENANCE
    Barbara Rimer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..S. are in maintenance for mammography--getting regular mammograms...
  2. Expanding Vietnamese Community and Academic Infrastructure for Health Research
    Bang H Nguyen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..smoking cessation, hepatitis B, occupational exposure reduction, comparative- and cost-effectiveness of mobile mammography, and breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening;3) geographical area - to include 4 contiguous San ..
  3. Breast Carcinoma in situ: Predicting Risk and Outcomes
    Amy Trentham-Dietz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As a consequence of widespread screening mammography, approximately 20% of breast cancer diagnosed today is breast carcinoma in situ (BCIS)...
  4. A geostatistical framework for the multi-scale boundary analysis of space-time tr
    PIERRE E GOOVAERTS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g. mammography clinics), socio-economic status, air pollution, and individual-level factors (e.g...
  5. Development and Validation of a Panel of Breast Cancer for the Early Diagnosis of
    FELIX RODOLFO FERNANDEZ MADRID; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Meta-analyses of data from clinical trials support the conclusion that annual screening mammography reduces breast cancer mortality...
  6. Plasma RNA based Early Lung Cancer Detection by Tethered Cationic Lipoplex Assay
    SERGE P NANA-SINKAM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..can be developed as a routine pre-screening tool such that more in-depth but also more invasive and expensive mammography or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) detection methods as well as disease treatment can be conducted as follow-..
  7. Exploring Sociodemographic and Behavioral Factors Underlying Racial/Ethnic Dispar
    STEPHANIE ANNE NAVARRO SILVERA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and area-level characteristics, including SES, availability of low- or no-cost cervical cancer screening and mammography, on screening behavior using a cross-sectional study of low-income women enrolled in the New Jersey ..
  8. Phase-contrast enhanced X-ray imaging system for small joints of hand
    Thomas J Beck; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..that such a system could be built using an interferometer of 25-35 keV mean energy, together with a W anode mammography type X-ray tube and a small pixel CCD detector...
  9. Development of a 3D mammotomograph with novel techniques to overcome limitations
    Randolph L McKinley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..X-ray mammography (XRM) has recognized limits including relatively high false negative rates...
  10. An Individually-Tailored Mammography Screening Intervention for Chinese Americans
    Tsu Yin Wu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and test the feasibility of using individually tailored theoretically-based intervention strategies to promote mammography screening among non-adherent Chinese-American women...
  11. Eleventh Annual AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention R
    MARGARET FOTI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Examples of this type of prevention include pap test (for cervical cancer), mammography (for breast cancer), colonoscopy (for colorectal cancer) and emerging new imaging techniques to detect breast ..
  12. Time Resolved Breast Imaging Using a Combined MRI and Optical Tomography Approach
    STEFAN ALEXANDRU CARP; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, therapy monitoring is difficult because current clinical examination and x-ray/ultrasound mammography follow-ups correlate poorly with final therapy pathological outcome...
  13. Obesity, Aging, and Cancer Cost (OACC) Study
    Benjamin M Craig; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Specific aims include: (1) to determine the relationship between obesity and the use and cost of mammography and mammography-related services as measured by screening, diagnostic, and follow-up services;(2) to determine ..
  14. Integrated 3D Xray and Dynamic Tomographic Optical Breast Imaging System
    David A Boas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..While early detection through X-ray mammographic screening is starting to impact mortality rates, mammography still suffers from reduced sensitivity in younger women and women with dense breasts and from a significant ..
  15. MicroRNA in Blood as an Early Biomarker of Breast Cancer
    Regina M Santella; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..S. women, excluding nonmelanoma skin cancers. While mammography use has enhanced breast cancer survival, better methods are needed for screening for early detection, ..
  16. Who Cares For Older Breast Cancer Surivors And How Does It Affect Quality?
    Jeanne Mandelblatt; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Our primary outcomes will be rates of services from claims (e.g., cumulative use of mammography among survivors) and patient-rated satisfaction and quality of life...
  17. MODELING SPATIAL ACCESSIBILITY TO LOWER ENDOSCOPY SERVICES IN THE UNITED STATES
    Min Lian; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Low spatial accessibility to mammography service has been associated with an increased risk of late-stage breast cancer...
  18. Breast Cancer Risk Factors Among Women Aged 75 and Older
    Mara A Schonberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, none of the randomized controlled trials evaluating screening mammography included women >75 years and it is not known whether mammography screening helps older women live longer...
  19. Technology Diffusion &Cost-Effectiveness of Mammography Screening in Older Women
    Ya Chen Tina Shih; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Using screening mammography for women age 65 as an example, we will explore the above association and estimate the impact of various ..
  20. Pyrophosphate in vascular calcification of renal failure
    W CHARLES O apos NEILL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..findings will be correlated with vascular calcification in patients, quantitated by abdominal CT scanning and mammography. The results will establish a new paradigm for vascular calcification in renal failure and form the basis for ..
  21. Mechanisms Underlying SES Disparities in Breast Cancer Mortality
    Liliana E Pezzin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..preliminary data provide evidence of process disparities among SES groups in the use of screening and follow-up mammography, the use of breast conserving surgery with radiotherapy, the choice and use of alternative adjuvant endocrine ..
  22. Cancer screening among Latinas
    Ana F Abraido Lanza; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..behaviors and risk factors (smoking, exercise, and body mass index), and recency of breast cancer screening (mammography), as well as to examine social, neighborhood-level, and access health care factors that may predict these ..
  23. Screening Mammography in elderly Women using linked BCSC - Medicare data
    Shagufta Yasmeen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The effectiveness of screening mammography in decreasing mortality among women 75 to 79 years of age was demonstrated by two recent randomized controlled ..
  24. Adherence to Cancer Risk Management Among Unaffected BRCA1/2Mutation Carriers
    Adam H Buchanan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..now recommends that BRCA1/2 mutation carriers consider prophylactic surgery or have regular surveillance via mammography, breast MRI, pelvic ultrasound and CA-125 testing...
  25. Defining breast cancer risk: the role of genetic variations in DNA repair genes
    Julie Dutil; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in risk-reducing behaviors and early detection strategies such as monthly self-breast exam, physician visits, mammography and breast MRI screening...
  26. Comparative effectiveness of breast imaging modalities: a natural experiment
    Garth H Rauscher; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Specifically, the evidence regarding whether digital mammography is more accurate than conventional film- screen mammography for screening certain patient subgroups is ..
  27. Interactive MR Image Guided Intervention (iMR-IGI) for Breast Applications
    MICHAEL ROY ZINN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Imaging (MRI) of the breast has some clear advantages over traditional breast imaging modalities (x-ray mammography and ultrasound)...
  28. Breast Cancer Early Detection Intervention at Community Health Centers in China
    Grace X Ma; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Although mammography technology is available in China's large hospitals of urban cities, its use in early detection is limited ..
  29. Drinking Patterns and Post MI Prognosis in Women
    Murray A Mittleman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..cohort of patients hospitalized with confirmed acute MI at medical centers across the US, and the Swedish Mammography Cohort post-MI subgroup, a population-based cohort of women with a history of MI in central Sweden...
  30. Multi-Spectral Parallel-Plate Diffuse Optical Breast Tomography
    Arjun G Yodh; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..are still desirable to detect breast cancers earlier for treatment, to detect cancers missed by screening mammography, to improve cancer diagnosis and staging in selected situations, and to track tumor progression during cancer ..
  31. Molecular breast imaging to guide early-stage patient care
    JAMES W HUGG; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..A suspicious growth is often seen in conventional mammography by casting its shadow on film...
  32. San Francisco Mammography Registry-A Research Source
    Karla M Kerlikowske; Fiscal Year: 2011
    We propose to maintain and expand the population-based, computerized San Francisco Mammography Registry (SFMR) so that it can continue to serve as a resource for conducting high quality, clinically significant research related to breast ..
  33. Detection of Malignant Tumors in the Breast Using Strain-Encoding (SENC) Magnetic
    Nael Osman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Early detection of breast cancer through periodic screening using x-ray mammography has been highly effective in lowering mortality-rates...
  34. Pain, Distress and Mammography Use in Breast Cancer Patients
    Francis J Keefe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Evidence-based guidelines recommend annual mammography and data suggest that early detection by annual mammography increases survival rates for new and recurrent ..
  35. A RCT TO PROMOTE MAMMOGRAPHY ADHERENCE AMONG CHINESE IMMIGRANT WOMEN
    Judy Huei Yu Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In contrast to the generally high use of mammography screening and decline in breast cancer mortality seen in the total US population, Chinese-American women have ..
  36. Risk factors for breast cancer molecular subtypes
    Celine M Vachon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..collaboration of four established cohort studies [Nurses'Health Study (I and II) Blood Subcohorts, Mayo Mammography Health Study and San Francisco Mammography Registry/UCSF SPORE] with similar methods for ascertaining risk ..
  37. Development of a Hand-Held Cancer Biomarker Monitor
    Guodong Liu; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..screening and staging of cancer, as well as the evaluation of response to therapy have been primarily based on mammography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and biopsy...
  38. 3D Hybrid Optoacoustic-Ultrasonic System for Diagnostic Imaging of Breast Cancer
    Alexander A Oraevsky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..that 3D optoacoustic imaging and correlation of LOIS with ultrasound, current FDA-approved adjuvant to X-ray mammography, will permit realization of the full diagnostic potential of the optoacoustic imaging and expedite radiologist[..
  39. High Deductible Insurance: Impact on Breast Cancer Care and Outcomes
    James F Wharam; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Measures of diagnostic testing will include diagnostic mammography, breast ultrasound, and breast biopsy...
  40. Ultrasound Imaging of Breast by Use of a Hemispheric Array and Inverse Scattering
    Robert C Waag; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed methods will overcome x- ray mammography limitations such as low resolution of contrast in dense breasts, compression-induced deformation of anatomy and ..
  41. Comparative effectiveness of breast imaging strategies in community practice
    Bonnie C Yankaskas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of this size with risk factor information (including mammographic breast density) that is also linked to: mammography examinations accurately identified as either screening or diagnostic and as either film-screen or digital;..
  42. The effects of randomized, low-dose hormone therapy on mammographic density in KE
    Rulla M Tamimi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..All participants were required to have mammography prior to study entry as well as yearly during follow-up;blood samples also were collected at these time points...
  43. SPORE IN BREAST CANCER
    Olufunmilayo I Olopade; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Project 1 "Estimation of Breast Cancer Risk from Mammography and Breast MRI" will develop multi-modality, image-based markers for assessing breast density and parenchymal ..
  44. High resolution 3D diffusion-weighted breast MRI
    Bruce L Daniel; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..for screening women at high risk for breast cancer because it is nearly twice as sensitive as X- ray mammography. Unfortunately, intravenous gadolinium-based contrast agents substantially increase the costs and potential ..
  45. BREAST CANCER SURVEILLANCE IN A DEFINED POPULATION
    DIANA SM BUIST; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..on more than 100,000 women offered breast cancer screening through a program with mailed reminders to schedule mammography examinations within a managed care plan (Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, GHC)...
  46. Promoting Breast Cancer Screening in Non-Adherent Women
    Roger S Luckmann; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S. about 23 million women aged 50-74 are overdue for recommended biennial screening mammography. Repeated annual screening is considered optimal by some experts and even more women would be overdue by this ..
  47. Development of a PEM-PET-CT Breast Imaging and Biopsy Device
    RAYMOND ROBERT RAYLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with the support of the National Institutes of Health, have developed a high-resolution positron emission mammography and tomography imaging and biopsy device (called PEM-PET) to detect and guide the biopsy of suspicious breast ..
  48. Elafin as a biomarker in serous ovarian cancers and basal-like breast tumors
    Ronny I Drapkin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..which occurs more frequently in younger, pre-menopausal women, including BRCA1 mutation carriers, where mammography is not as effective...
  49. Novel Nanorods for High Efficiency Medical Imaging Applications
    Christopher J Summers; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..embedded in transparent polymer matrices, with applications to protein crystallography, digital radiography and mammography, as well as a host of other important imaging and lighting applications...
  50. Addressing Disparities in Breast Cancer Outcomes among Hispanic Women
    ALBERT JOHN FARIAS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..is to estimate the rates of breast cancer mortality and lifetime costs for Hispanic women who undergo biennial mammography screening beginning at age 40...
  51. Multi-excitation magnetoacoustic imaging of tissue conductivities
    Bin He; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..While X-ray mammography is the current standard screening technique, it is limited by its poor soft tissue differentiation and ..
  52. High-Resolution Whole-Breast MRI at 3.0T
    BRIAN ANDREW HARGREAVES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..remains the second most lethal cancer amongst women, despite real reductions in mortality due to screening with mammography and better systemic therapy...
  53. A computer model to improve breast cancer diagnosis
    Elizabeth S Burnside; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..a computer model called a Bayesian network designed to provide decision-support for radiologists interpreting mammography. This project is a multidisciplinary effort integrating computer science, applied medical informatics, ..
  54. Multimode laser optoacoustic tomography system for breast cancer care
    Alexander A Oraevsky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..content can help to detect early but aggressively growing breast tumors that are hard to detect with (x-ray) mammography, especially in radiologically dense breasts of younger women...
  55. Family Cancer Literacy to Promote Mammography Screening among Navajo Women
    Christi A Patten; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..community-based participatory research study to develop and pilot test a new behavioral intervention to promote mammography screening among Navajo women...
  56. A Dual Resolution Cone Beam CT System for 3-D Breast Imaging
    Chris C Shaw; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant: Despite the development of new imaging modalities, x-ray mammography remains the main tool for screening, diagnosis and management of breast cancers...
  57. Mammographic density and texture features in relation to breast cancer risk
    Rulla M Tamimi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The motivation for assessing BI-RADS is to alert radiologists because sensitivity of mammography is lower in women with dense breasts;the intention was not for risk assessment The most widely accepted ..
  58. Multiscale Modeling of ECM-tumor interactions in Breast Cancer
    Alissa M Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..humans, a common risk factor for the development of invasive breast cancer is dense breast tissue, detected by mammography. This dense tissue is associated with increased stromal collagen, increased epithelial cells, and decreased ..
  59. 3D Optical Imaging and Digital Xray of Breast Lesions
    David A Boas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ABSTRACT X-Ray mammography has contributed to a reduction in mortality due to breast cancer...
  60. Observer Studies Involving Search: Modeling and Analysis
    Dev P Chakraborty; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Specific Aim 4: We will validate the methodology using independently acquired ROC, FROC and outcome-data in mammography. Outcome is defined as GOOD for normal cases returned to screening or abnormal cases sent to biopsy and BAD ..
  61. Mammographic Density and Soy Isoflavones
    Lee Jane W Lu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Moreover, greater breast density makes it more difficult to detect early breast cancer by mammography. To test the hypothesis that consumption of soy isoflavones reduces breast density, we propose a randomized, ..
  62. Effectiveness of Pre-Operative MRI in Breast Cancer Surgery and Outcomes
    Tracy Onega; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..breast conserving surgery;2) compare breast MRI with mammography 1 ultrasound in relation to re-excision, subsequent tumor events, and mortality;3) assess utilization of ..
  63. Breast Cancer Risk Stratification with Resonant Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy
    David Gur; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Unfortunately, screening mammography, the "gold standard" and accepted practice over the age of 40 for breast cancer detection, performs poorly in ..
  64. A Dual Resolution Cone Beam CT System for 3-D Breast Imaging
    Chris Shaw; Fiscal Year: 2007
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant: Despite the development of new imaging modalities, x-ray mammography remains the main tool for screening, diagnosis and management of breast cancers...
  65. Low-cost Large-area High-Sensitivity X-ray Panel Detector for Digital Mammography
    NEAL EUGENE HARTSOUGH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Phase I proposal we will develop a cost-effective large-area high-sensitivity x-ray panel detector for digital mammography. This direct-conversion x-ray detector will dramatically improve the capability for cost- effective high-..
  66. Raman spectroscopy probes for assisting stereotactic breast biopsy needle placeme
    Stephen Fulghum; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..is now accepted as an alternative to open surgical biopsy for non-palpable breast lesions discovered by mammography. Compared to previous minimally-invasive techniques, such as fine needle aspiration, sufficient tissue is ..
  67. Breast Cancer Diagnosis by Electrical Impedance Imaging
    JONATHAN NEWELL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..that are made using a hand-held probe have been shown to improve the specificity and sensitivity of mammography for breast tumor diagnosis in patients with ambiguous mammograms...
  68. Korean Immigrants & Mammography-Culture-Specific Health Intervention (KIM-CHI)
    Eunice E Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..most commonly occurring cancer and most common cause of cancer mortality among Korean American (KA) women, but mammography utilization among KA women remains suboptimal...
  69. Breast CT scanner for earlier cancer detection
    John Boone; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..S. and elsewhere, and population-level methods of fighting this disease are aimed primarily on screening, using mammography for early detection. The median size of breast cancer found using mammography is approximately 11 mm...
  70. Past Experiences and Current Mammography Behaviors
    Eileen Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Numerous studies have focused on identifying barriers to breast cancer screening and on the mammography screening behaviors of ethnic minority women, yet little is known about the impact of past experiences on women'..
  71. Prevention of Ovarian Cancer in Women Participating in Mammography
    Nicole Urban; Fiscal Year: 2009
    Prevention of Ovarian Cancer in Women Participating in Mammography Abstract: The evidence-based policy that we seek to promote is risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) in women at high risk (HR) for ovarian cancer...
  72. Implementation of a Mammography Reminder System in a Healthcare Network
    Roger Luckmann; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Substantial evidence supports the effectiveness of screening mammography in reducing breast cancer mortality and the effectiveness of mailed and telephone reminders and counseling in increasing ..
  73. High resolution Mammography Sensor
    MICHAEL SQUILLANTE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In order to enable digital mammography to achieve its full potential and thereby, have a major clinical impact, x-ray detection technology needs to be ..
  74. HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY AND BREAST CANCER
    Patricia Carney; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This is an important limitation because more frequent use of mammography screening among women who maintain hormone replacement prescriptions through regular physician visits may lead ..
  75. New Design of a Photon Counting Detector for Breast CT
    Vivek Nagarkar; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..breast cancer mortality has been reduced significantly, which is in part due to screening with film-screen mammography. Nonetheless, conventional film-screen mammography lacks sensitivity, especially for certain subgroups of women ..
  76. ADVANCED HIGH-RESOLUTION TWO-DIMENSIONAL X-RAY DETECTOR FOR MAMMOGRAPHY
    JACQUELINE ANNE JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..by applicant): The goal of this project is to improve the image quality and reduce the cost of digital mammography. We will develop a computed radiography (CR) system for mammography based on novel glass ceramic materials...
  77. Role of Advanced Screening Technologies in Early Detection of Breast Cancer
    Sandra J Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Among the rapidly emerging advanced screening technologies, digital mammography (DM) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have been reported to be more sensitive in diagnosing breast cancer...
  78. FEASIBILITY OF OVERHAUSER-ENHANCED MR MAMMOGRAPHY
    James Lee; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..However, x-ray mammography has its drawbacks...
  79. A Dual Energy X-Ray Detector for Digital Mammography
    TUMAY TUMER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..develop a dual energy x-ray detector that will allow us to move towards an ideal digital radiography system for mammography. In our approach, we propose to implement a novel technology where the incoming x-ray photons are energy-..
  80. PET Imaging of Breast Cancer via Sigma-2 Receptors
    Robert Mach; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Although screening mammography is widely accepted as the best procedure for this purpose, there are a number conditions (i.e...
  81. PET Imaging of Breast Cancer via Sigma-2 Receptors
    Robert Mach; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Although screening mammography is widely accepted as the best procedure for this purpose, there are a number conditions (i.e...
  82. AUTOMATED TELE COUNSELING FOR SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY
    Robert Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..and acceptability of a computer-based telecommunications system for increasing of regular screening mammography among women ages 50-74...
  83. Driving distance and mammography utilization in Vermont
    Anupam Goel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) This project will evaluate the relationships among distance to mammography, mammography utilization, and initial presentation of breast cancer in Vermont women...
  84. Dynamic real-time reconstruction and rendering of breast tomosynthesis images
    SUSAN NG; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..by applicant): It is widely believed that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has the potential to replace mammography in the future, based on preliminary clinical results...
  85. Digital Mammography: Advanced Computer-Aided Breast Can*
    Heang Ping Chan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of the proposed research are (1) to develop a computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) system for full field digital mammography (FFDM) using advanced computer vision techniques and (2) to evaluate the effects of CAD on interpretation of ..
  86. Mammography Visits to Improve Colon Cancer Screening
    Ruth Carlos; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Overall goal: to explore behavioral correlations between colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and screening mammography and develop an innovative approach for reducing barriers to CRC screening in women, using screening mammography,..
  87. Radiologists' performance in digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis
    Andrew D A Maidment; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In clinical pilot studies DBT has demonstrated higher sensitivity and specificity over projection mammography, which is presently the breast cancer screening tool of choice...
  88. Molecular Mammography of Her-2 Cancers using Gold Nanoparticles
    James Hainfeld; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is for the existing Phase II SBIR grant "Molecular Mammography of Her-2 Cancers using Gold Nanoparticles", R44CA124190...