Effect of previous benign breast biopsy on the interpretive performance of subsequent screening mammography.

@article{Taplin2010EffectOP,
  title={Effect of previous benign breast biopsy on the interpretive performance of subsequent screening mammography.},
  author={Stephen Hunt Taplin and Linn Abraham and Berta M. Geller and Bonnie C. Yankaskas and Diana S. M. Buist and Rebecca smith-Bindman and Constance D. Lehman and Donald Weaver and Patricia A. Carney and William Eric Barlow},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2010},
  volume={102 14},
  pages={1040-51}
}
BACKGROUND Most breast biopsies will be negative for cancer. Benign breast biopsy can cause changes in the breast tissue, but whether such changes affect the interpretive performance of future screening mammography is not known. METHODS We prospectively evaluated whether self-reported benign breast biopsy was associated with reduced subsequent screening mammography performance using examination data from the mammography registries of the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium from January 2… CONTINUE READING

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