[Pros and cons of early cancer detection in breast carcinoma].

@article{Callies2005ProsAC,
  title={[Pros and cons of early cancer detection in breast carcinoma].},
  author={Rainer Callies and Carsten Oberhoff},
  journal={MMW Fortschritte der Medizin},
  year={2005},
  volume={147 14},
  pages={30-2}
}
Mammography is an appropriate method for the detection of early forms of cancer of the breast, and for reducing mortality. Whether this actually succeeds depends upon the quality of the early detection strategies employed. Currently the data on reduction of mortality by mammographic screening remain ambivalent.