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Breast screening review--a radiologist's perspective.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22745202     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Recently published articles in the lay press and scientific journals have questioned the value of breast screening, and have raised concerns about both possible harmful effects and the information provided for females when they receive their screening invitation. A review of data from screening trials and the process for providing information for the public on screening has been announced by Professor Sir Mike Richards, National Clinical Director for Cancer. What are the major issues involved and what expectations should radiologists and other members of the screening team have of the review?
M J Michell
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of radiology     Volume:  85     ISSN:  1748-880X     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Radiol     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-29     Completed Date:  2012-09-12     Revised Date:  2013-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373125     Medline TA:  Br J Radiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  845-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
South East London Breast Screening Programme and National Training Centre, Department of Radiology, King's College Hospital, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Breast Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  prevention & control
Great Britain
Health Education / organization & administration
Mammography / adverse effects,  methods*
Mass Screening / organization & administration*
Middle Aged
Physician's Role
Program Evaluation
Radiology / standards,  trends
Risk Assessment

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