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Breast cancer screening [publication] /

by Jatoi, Ismail; University (Berthesda, Md.). Uniformed Services of Health Sciences.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Berlin [etc.] : Springer, 1997, cop. 1997; Austin, Tex. : Landes BioscienceDescription: 193 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 3540632069.SAPHIR theme(s): Maladies - PathologiesMeSH subject(s): Breast Neoplasms | Mass Screening | Mammography | Predictive Value of Tests | Risk Factors | Cost-Benefit Analysis | Breast Neoplasms -- prevention & controlPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: [Contents] Natural history of breast cancer. The case in favor of mammographic screening for women in their forties. The case against mmaographic screening for women in their forties. Mammographic screening in women 50 and older. Screening mammography: balancing the harm, the cost and the benefit. Screening by breast self examination. Breast cancer screening by physical examination. The medico-legal implications of breast cancer screening. Barriers to breast cancer screening and strategies to overcome them. Genetic testing for breast cancer predisposition. Management guidelines for the woman at increased risk for breast cancer.
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[Contents] Natural history of breast cancer. The case in favor of mammographic screening for women in their forties. The case against mmaographic screening for women in their forties. Mammographic screening in women 50 and older. Screening mammography: balancing the harm, the cost and the benefit. Screening by breast self examination. Breast cancer screening by physical examination. The medico-legal implications of breast cancer screening. Barriers to breast cancer screening and strategies to overcome them. Genetic testing for breast cancer predisposition. Management guidelines for the woman at increased risk for breast cancer.