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By E. L. Kitts Jr., J. Beutel, R. S. Holland, B. Blank (auth.), Professor Dr. Sam Brünner MD, PhD., Ass. Professor Dr. Bent Langfeldt MD, EDR. (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3642840655

ISBN-13: 9783642840654

ISBN-10: 3642840671

ISBN-13: 9783642840678

This e-book supplies a synthesis of the newest advances within the early analysis of breast melanoma. the knowledge on mammographic screening and follow-up trials from Scandinavian and American screening facilities is very very important. The publication additionally discusses cost/benefit difficulties, radiation threat from screening mammography, technical diagnostic examinations comparable to stereotactic biopsies and sonography, and non-palpable breast tumors. The contributions are from overseas experts and signify the newest advances within the struggle opposed to breast melanoma.

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AJR 92: 14--21 Wolfe IN (1964) Mammography: report of its use in women with breasts abnormal and normal on physical examination. Radiology 83: 244-254 Wright CJ (1986) Breast cancer screening: a different look at the evidence. A. Feig Department of Radiology, Breast Imaging Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1100 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA IDPStudy Ina randomized trial conducted ,by the Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP) from 1963 to 1970, about 31000 women aged 40--64 years on entry, were offered an initial screening and three additional mammography and physical examinations at annual intervals.

Significant reduction in mortality was not observed in women under age 50 until recently; longer follow-up (18 years) now suggests delayed but significant benefit for these women as well (Habbema et al. 1986; Eddy 1987, personal communication). The Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project (BCDDP) conceived by the American Cancer Society and funded by the National Cancer Institute from 1974 to 1981 was an effort to test the feasibility of HIP type screening on a large scale basis. Although it was not 'a randomized trial, like the HIP study, it has provided some interesting data and certainly better results with mammography.

JAMA 251: 1580-1585 Carter PL and Gillespie JT (1984) Abnormal mammographic findings: a critical appraisal. Am J Surg 147: 638-640 Clayman CB (1980) Editorial. Mass screening: is it cost-effective? JAMA 243: 2067-2068 Collette HJA, Rombach 11, Day NE, De Waard F (1984) Evaluation of screening for breast cancer in a non-randomized study (The DOM Project) by means of a casecontrol study. Lancet 1: 1224-1226 Dowdy AH, Barker WF, Lagasse LD et al. (1971) Mammography as a screening method for the examination of large populations.

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