Waiting for a diagnosis after an abnormal screening mammogram. SMPBC diagnostic process workgroup. Screening Mammography Program of British Columbia.

@article{Olivotto2000WaitingFA,
  title={Waiting for a diagnosis after an abnormal screening mammogram. SMPBC diagnostic process workgroup. Screening Mammography Program of British Columbia.},
  author={Ivo A. Olivotto and Lisa Kan and Sherry King},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  year={2000},
  volume={91 2},
  pages={
          113-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Women with abnormal screening mammograms require diagnostic assessment and experience anxiety until a diagnosis is established. This report evaluated the timeliness of diagnosis after an abnormal screening mammogram in the Screening Mammography Program of British Columbia (SMPBC). METHODS Information on diagnostic interventions following an abnormal screen (N = 10,314) provided through 11 regional SMPBC services between January 1, 1993 and June 30, 1994 were abstracted and analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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