Breast cancer screening

  title={Breast cancer screening},
  author={Kathleen M. Harris and Victor G. Vogel},
  journal={Cancer and Metastasis Reviews},
Radiographic imaging of the breast began in the early years of the twentieth century. Continuous advances in film quality, energy sources, targets, grids, and filters have all contributed to superior image resolution. Federal quality standards now regulate screening mammography, and mass screening for breast cancer has become widely accepted in the United States. Wider application of screening has resulted in a dramatic apparent increase in incidence rates of breast cancer; a large proportion… CONTINUE READING


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