Screening mammography for women in their 40s: a retrospective study of the potential impact of the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force's 2009 breast cancer screening recommendations.

@article{Arleo2013ScreeningMF,
  title={Screening mammography for women in their 40s: a retrospective study of the potential impact of the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force's 2009 breast cancer screening recommendations.},
  author={Elizabeth Kagan Arleo and Brittany Z Dashevsky and Melissa B Reichman and Kemi T Babagbemi and Michele B Drotman and Ruth Rosenblatt},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2013},
  volume={201 6},
  pages={
          1401-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to review screening mammography examinations performed at our institution from 2007 through 2010 with the primary endpoint of determining the incidence of breast cancer and associated histologic and prognostic features in women in their 40s. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients who presented for screening mammography who ultimately (i.e., after additional imaging, including diagnostic mammographic views and ultrasound) received a BI-RADS assessment of a… CONTINUE READING

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