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Authors Van Zee KJ, Hansen NM, Barrio AV, Connor CS, Danforth DN, Euhus DM, Kulkarni SA, McCready DR, McLaughlin S, Wilke LG
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Journal Ann. Surg. Oncol. Volume: 21 Issue: 13 Pages: 4397-8
Publish Date 2014 Dec
PubMed ID 24859935
Abstract

In the setting of the 25-year follow-up of the Canadian National Breast Screening Study, the Society of Surgical Oncology continues to endorse mammographic screening for women beginning at 40 years of age, while acknowledging that mammography has both risks and benefits. Further investigation is warranted to develop better screening methods and to determine optimal screening schedules for women based on their risk of future breast cancer and their imaging characteristics.

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