An estimate of overdiagnosis 15 years after the start of mammographic screening in Florence.


AIM Several studies have tried to quantify overdiagnosis of breast cancer with mammography screening, but estimates vary widely. The aim of this study is to evaluate the degree of overdiagnosis of breast cancer 15 years after the introduction of service screening in Florence (Italy). METHODS We selected 61,568 women aged 50-69 years at the beginning of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejca.2009.06.014


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