Estimating Individual Cancer Risks in the UK National Breast Screening Programme: A Feasibility Study

@inproceedings{Diffey2008EstimatingIC,
  title={Estimating Individual Cancer Risks in the UK National Breast Screening Programme: A Feasibility Study},
  author={Jennifer Diffey and Alan Hufton and Susan M. Astley and Claire Mercer and Anthony Maxwell},
  booktitle={Digital Mammography / IWDM},
  year={2008}
}
Conventional risk models for the development of breast cancer use inputs such as age, weight, hormonal factors and family history to compute individual breast cancer risk. These are employed in the management of women at high risk. The addition of breast density as an input has been shown to improve the accuracy of such models. An improved risk model could… CONTINUE READING