Re: Detection of ductal carcinoma in situ in women undergoing screening mammography.

@article{Kopans2002ReDO,
  title={Re: Detection of ductal carcinoma in situ in women undergoing screening mammography.},
  author={Daniel B. Kopans},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2002},
  volume={95 6},
  pages={487; author reply 487-8}
}
BACKGROUND With the large number of women having mammography-an estimated 28.4 million U.S. women aged 40 years and older in 1998-the percentage of cancers detected as ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), which has an uncertain prognosis, has increased. We pooled data from seven regional mammography registries to determine the percentage of mammographically detected cancers that are DCIS and the rate of DCIS per 1000 mammograms. METHODS We analyzed data on 653 833 mammograms from 540 738 women… CONTINUE READING