Breast cancer screening for elderly women with and without comorbid conditions. A decision analysis model.

@article{Mandelblatt1992BreastCS,
  title={Breast cancer screening for elderly women with and without comorbid conditions. A decision analysis model.},
  author={Jeanne S Mandelblatt and Mary E. Wheat and Mark Monane and R D Moshief and James P. Hollenberg and Johann I-Hsiung Tang},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={116 9},
  pages={722-30}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether breast cancer screening extends life for women aged 65 years or more with and without comorbid medical conditions. SETTING A provider-patient encounter. DESIGN A decision analysis of the utility of screening for breast cancer. MEASUREMENTS Clinical examination and mammography among four groups of women aged 65 to 85 or more years: average health, mild hypertension, congestive heart failure, and average-health black women. The effects of screening were… CONTINUE READING
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