Commentary on the Canadian National Breast Screening Study

Kimberly J. Van Zee, Nora M. Hansen, Andrea V. Barrio, Carol S. Connor, David N. Danforth, David M. Euhus, Swati A. Kulkarni, David R. McCready, Sarah McLaughlin, Lee G. Wilke

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4397-4398
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of surgical oncology
Issue number13
StatePublished - Oct 31 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology


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