Kristin Pedersen

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BACKGROUND The main aim of mammographic screening is to reduce the mortality from breast cancer. However, use of ionizing radiation is considered a potential harm due to the possible risk of inducing cancer in healthy women. PURPOSE To estimate the potential number of radiation-induced breast cancers, radiation-induced breast cancer deaths, and lives(More)
PURPOSE Evaluate the utility of tests in a proposed protocol for constancy control of digital mammography systems. METHODS The protocol contained tests for image acquisition, mechanical function and safety, monitors and printers, and viewing conditions. Nine sites with digital systems from four equipment manufacturers were recruited. Dedicated PMMA test(More)
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