Performance of screening mammography in organized programs in Canada in 1996. The Database Management Subcommittee to the National Committee for the Canadian Breast Cancer Screening Initiative.

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BACKGROUND The results of randomized trials show that breast cancer screening by mammography reduces breast cancer mortality by up to 40% in women aged 50-69 years. Because of these results, by 1998, 22 countries, including Canada, had established population-based organized screening programs. This paper presents the results of screening mammography in 1996… (More)

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@article{Paquette2000PerformanceOS, title={Performance of screening mammography in organized programs in Canada in 1996. The Database Management Subcommittee to the National Committee for the Canadian Breast Cancer Screening Initiative.}, author={Dana L Paquette and Jerry A. Snider and F. Bouchard and Iacopo Olivotto and Hanna Bryant and Kevin Decker and Glenn A Doyle}, journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne}, year={2000}, volume={163 9}, pages={1133-8} }