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Economics of breast examination in the United States

Authors
Journal
Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology
0301-5629
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
14
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0301-5629(88)90040-3
Keywords
  • Mammography Costs
  • Cancer Screening
  • Breast Imaging Costs
  • Breast Surgery Costs
Disciplines
  • Economics

Abstract

Abstract Screening mammography is expensive and will increasingly be challenged by professional health care economists. The cost of breast biopsies generated from screening mammography is also very significant. The breast imaging and surgical communities must accept this economic challenge and work to improve cost-effective breast health care delivery Systems.

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