Breast cancers missed in the prevalent screening round: effect upon the size distribution of incident round detected cancers.

@article{Maxwell1999BreastCM,
  title={Breast cancers missed in the prevalent screening round: effect upon the size distribution of incident round detected cancers.},
  author={A. J. Maxwell},
  journal={Journal of medical screening},
  year={1999},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={28-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of false negative screens (missed cancers) in the prevalent screening round on the relative size distribution of cancers detected at the first incident screen. SETTING The Bolton, Bury, and Rochdale breast screening programme. METHODS One hundred and three breast cancers detected in the first incident round of screening were analysed. The previous (prevalent round) screening films taken between two and four years earlier were subjected to blinded review and… CONTINUE READING