Update on mammography trends: comparisons of rates in 2000, 2005, and 2008.

@article{Breen2011UpdateOM,
  title={Update on mammography trends: comparisons of rates in 2000, 2005, and 2008.},
  author={Nancy Breen and Jane F. Gentleman and Jeannine S. Schiller},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={117 10},
  pages={2209-18}
}
BACKGROUND Mammography screening allows for the early detection of breast cancer, which helps reduce mortality from breast cancer, especially in women aged 50 to 69 years. For this report, the authors updated a previous analysis of trends in mammography using newly available data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). METHODS NHIS data from 2008 were used to update trends in rates of US women who had a mammogram within the 2 years before their interview, and 2 methods of… CONTINUE READING
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