Perceptions of breast cancer risk and screening effectiveness in women younger than 50 years of age.

@article{Black1995PerceptionsOB,
  title={Perceptions of breast cancer risk and screening effectiveness in women younger than 50 years of age.},
  author={William C. Black and Robert F. Nease and Anna Tosteson},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={1995},
  volume={87 10},
  pages={720-31}
}
BACKGROUND The National Cancer Institute has recently changed its approach and has substituted summary-of-evidence statements for specific recommendations for breast cancer screening in women 40-50 years of age, leaving these women with a greater share of decision-making responsibility. To make an informed decision about breast cancer screening, women need accurate information about their breast cancer risk and the benefit of screening. Although it has been suggested that women younger than 50… CONTINUE READING
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