"To see today with the eyes of tomorrow": A history of screening mammography.

@article{Lerner2003ToST,
  title={"To see today with the eyes of tomorrow": A history of screening mammography.},
  author={Barron H. Lerner},
  journal={Canadian bulletin of medical history = Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la medecine},
  year={2003},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          299-321
        }
}
  • B. Lerner
  • Published 2003
  • History, Medicine
  • Canadian bulletin of medical history = Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la medecine
Mammography represents an interesting chapter in the history of American medical technology. Throughout much of the 20th century, physicians showed little interesting in using x-rays to help diagnose breast cancer. But beginning in the 1960s, with the growing interest in early detection, the professionalization of radiology and cancer activism, and the increasing allure of visual imagery in medicine, screening mammograms became the centerpiece of efforts to lower mortality from breast cancer… Expand
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