- Overdiagnosis of invasive breast cancer due to mammography screening: results from the Norwegian screening program
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 ..
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- Effect of three decades of screening mammography on breast-cancer incidence
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...
- 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...
- 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.
- The first analysis and clinical evaluation of native breast tissue using differential phase-contrast mammography
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...
- 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...
- Longitudinal measurement of clinical mammographic breast density to improve estimation of breast cancer risk
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...
- 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
- 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)...
- Near-infrared optical mammography for breast cancer detection with intrinsic contrast
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...
- 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...
- Data and trends in cancer screening in the United States: results from the 2005 National Health Interview Survey
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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- Dietary and lifestyle determinants of mammographic breast density. A longitudinal study in a Mediterranean population
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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- Breast cancer mortality in mammographic screening in Europe: a review of incidence-based mortality studies
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)...
- 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.
- Model of outcomes of screening mammography: information to support informed choices
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.
- Tamoxifen-induced reduction in mammographic density and breast cancer risk reduction: a nested case-control study
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Comparative effectiveness of digital versus film-screen mammography in community practice in the United States: a cohort study
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.
- 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
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, ..
- 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...
- Effects of study methods and biases on estimates of invasive breast cancer overdetection with mammography screening: a systematic review
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...
- BIRADS classification in mammography
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...
- Mammography screening in Denmark
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...
- 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...
- Balancing harms and benefits of service mammography screening programs: a cohort study
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...
- 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...
- Comparing screening mammography for early breast cancer detection in Vermont and Norway
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...
- Breast cancer incidence and overdiagnosis in Catalonia (Spain)
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...
- Effect of screening mammography on breast-cancer mortality in Norway
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...
- Inequalities in reported use of breast and cervical screening in Great Britain: analysis of cross sectional survey data
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...
- High risk mammographic parenchymal patterns and diet: a case-control study
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...
- Performance of screening mammography among women with and without a first-degree relative with breast cancer
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.
- Comparison of independent double readings and computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) for the diagnosis of breast calcifications
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...
- 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-..
- The impact of mammographic screening on breast cancer mortality in Europe: a review of observational studies
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...
- 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...
- Common variants in ZNF365 are associated with both mammographic density and breast cancer risk
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- Advanced breast cancer incidence following population-based mammographic screening
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.
- 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...
- Development of a quantitative method for analysis of breast density based on three-dimensional breast MRI
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- Differences in radiological patterns, tumour characteristics and diagnostic precision between digital mammography and screen-film mammography in four breast cancer screening programmes in Spain
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 ..
- Differentiation between benign and malignant findings on MR-mammography: usefulness of morphological criteria
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-..
- 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.
- 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...
- Mammography activity in Norway 1983 to 2008
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...
- Does a national screening programme reduce socioeconomic inequalities in mammography use?
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 ..
- 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...
- 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.
- Long-term psychosocial consequences of false-positive screening mammography
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...
- The growth law of primary breast cancer as inferred from mammography screening trials data
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...
- 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.
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- Projecting absolute invasive breast cancer risk in white women with a model that includes mammographic density
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...
- 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...
- 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.
- Phase-contrast X-ray imaging of breast
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...
- 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).
- 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.
- 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.
- Update on mammography trends: comparisons of rates in 2000, 2005, and 2008
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...
- 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)...
- Evaluation of mammographic density patterns: reproducibility and concordance among scales
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...
- 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.
- Digital breast tomosynthesis versus digital mammography: a clinical performance study
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.
- Breast tomosynthesis and digital mammography: a comparison of breast cancer visibility and BIRADS classification in a population of cancers with subtle mammographic findings
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Is computer aided detection (CAD) cost effective in screening mammography? A model based on the CADET II study
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...
- 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...
- Breast cancer screening: are we seeing the benefit?
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...
- 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...
- Invasive micropapillary carcinoma of the breast: mammographic, sonographic, and MRI features
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...
- 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...
- 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...