The contribution of clinical breast examination to the accuracy of breast screening.

@article{Chiarelli2009TheCO,
  title={The contribution of clinical breast examination to the accuracy of breast screening.},
  author={Anna M Chiarelli and Vicky Majpruz and Patrick Brown and Marc Erick Theriault and R. Shumak and Verna M Mai},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2009},
  volume={101 18},
  pages={1236-43}
}
BACKGROUND There is controversy about whether adding clinical breast examination (CBE) to mammography improves the accuracy of breast screening. We compared the accuracy of screening among centers that offered CBE in addition to mammography with that among centers that offered only mammography. METHODS The cohort included 290 230 women aged 50-69 years who were screened at regional cancer centers or affiliated centers within the Ontario Breast Screening Program between January 1, 2002, and… CONTINUE READING
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