Single oblique-view mammography for periodic screening for breast cancer in women.

@article{Lundgren1982SingleOM,
  title={Single oblique-view mammography for periodic screening for breast cancer in women.},
  author={Bengt Lundgren and A. Helleberg},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={1982},
  volume={68 3},
  pages={351-5}
}
A population, originally 6,845 women, 40 years of age and over, was screened for breast cancer by single oblique-view mammography in 1974, 1977, and 1980. Of the 5,789 women remaining in their parish in 1980, 94% had attended the screening at least once. Of 111 breast cancers diagnosed in the 6.25-year study period, 78% were detected at screening, 15% as interval cancers, and 7% among nonresponders. Sixty-three percent of the women had tumors in clinical stage I, and 59% had tumors less than or… CONTINUE READING
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