Trends in mammography screening rates after publication of the 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations.

@article{Pace2013TrendsIM,
  title={Trends in mammography screening rates after publication of the 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations.},
  author={Lydia Eleanor Pace and Yulei He and Nancy L. Keating},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2013},
  volume={119 14},
  pages={2518-23}
}
BACKGROUND In November 2009, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued new recommendations regarding mammography screening. The Task Force recommended against routine screening for women ages 40 to 49 years and recommended biennial screening for women ages 50 to 74 years. The recommendations met great controversy in mass media and medical literature; whether they have had an impact on screening patterns is not known. The objective of this study was to determine whether the 2009… CONTINUE READING
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