American Cancer Society guidelines from the past to the present.

@article{Dodd1993AmericanCS,
  title={American Cancer Society guidelines from the past to the present.},
  author={Gerald D. Dodd},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1993},
  volume={72 4 Suppl},
  pages={1429-32}
}
Guidelines for screening mammography were first suggested by the American Cancer Society in 1977. These have been reviewed periodically, and changes have been made based on the evidence available at the time of review. Two major breast screening studies conducted in the United States have had strong influences on the guidelines. The Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York demonstrated a constant decrease in mortality for women over the age of 50, a finding that was apparent 5 years after the… CONTINUE READING

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