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Benefit/Risk Of Mammographic Screening
Author(s): Stephen A. Feig
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Paper Abstract

The hypothetical risk of carcinogenesis to the breast from low dose mammography and the known benefits to the patient from detection of breast cancer at an early curable stage through mammographic screening will be assessed. Benefit/risk ratios will be derived based on the best available clinical and biological evidence. This analysis will support mammographic screening of all women above 40 years of age.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 December 1983
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 0419, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine XI, (13 December 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935998
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Stephen A. Feig, Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0419:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine XI
Gary D. Fullerton, Editor(s)

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