Archive for Month: February

Breast Cancer Screening for Women at Average Risk

Abstract Importance  Breast cancer is a leading cause of premature mortality among US women. Early detection has been shown to be associated with reduced breast cancer morbidity and mortality. Objective  To update the American Cancer Society (ACS) 2003 breast cancer screening guideline for women at average risk for breast...

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Screening for Breast Cancer: An Update for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Background: This systematic review is an update of evidence since the 2002 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation on breast cancer screening. Purpose: To determine the effectiveness of mammography screening in decreasing breast cancer mortality among average-risk women aged 40 to 49 years and 70 years or older, the...

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