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Mammography screening for breast cancer.

Authors
  • Forrest, A P1
  • Aitken, R J
  • 1 University Department of Surgery, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annual review of medicine
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1990
Volume
41
Pages
117–132
Identifiers
PMID: 2184717
Source
Medline
Language
English
License
Unknown

Abstract

There is now unequivocal evidence that screening with mammography reduces the mortality of breast cancer. This benefit will best be realized by a national screening program. Such programs require a meticulous organization with dedicated staff who are experienced in the management of screen-detected lesions.

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