Comparison of digital screening mammography and screen-film mammography in the early detection of clinically relevant cancers: a multicenter study.

@article{Bluekens2012ComparisonOD,
  title={Comparison of digital screening mammography and screen-film mammography in the early detection of clinically relevant cancers: a multicenter study.},
  author={Adriana M. J. Bluekens and Roland Holland and Nico Karssemeijer and Mireille J M Broeders and Gerard J. den Heeten},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={265 3},
  pages={707-14}
}
PURPOSE To compare screen-film mammography with digital mammography in a breast cancer screening program, with a focus on the clinical relevance of detected cancers. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was approved by the regional medical ethics review board. Informed consent was not required. Before the nationwide transition to digital mammography in the Dutch biennial screening program, the performance of digital mammography was studied in three screening regions. For initial screening… CONTINUE READING
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