Screening mammography

Known as: screening mammogram, mammograms screening, mammography screening 
X-rays of the breasts taken to check for breast cancer in the absence of signs or symptoms.
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND To reduce mortality, screening must detect life-threatening disease at an earlier, more curable stage. Effective… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND A challenge in quantifying the effect of screening mammography on breast-cancer mortality is to provide valid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Computer-aided detection identifies suspicious findings on mammograms to assist radiologists. Since the Food and Drug… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Breast cancer incidence has been rising since at least 1935-1939, but recent US data reveal a statistically… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Many guidelines recommend screening mammography every 1-2 years for women older than 40 years; more than 70% of women… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Risk prediction models for breast cancer can be improved by the addition of recently identified risk factors… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Film mammography has limited sensitivity for the detection of breast cancer in women with radiographically dense… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT The Women's Health Initiative trial of combined estrogen plus progestin was stopped early when overall health risks… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE To (a) determine the performance of screening mammography, ultrasonography (US), and physical examination (PE); (b… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND With the large number of women having mammography-an estimated 28.4 million U.S. women aged 40 years and older in 1998… (More)
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