Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Adult; Aged; Breast Neoplasms; Diagnostic Imaging; Female; Humans; Mammography; Mass Screening; Middle Aged; Physical Examination; Risk Factors
Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences | Women's Studies
In 2003, the American Cancer Society updated its guidelines for early detection of breast cancer based on recommendations from a formal review of evidence and a recent workshop. The new screening recommendations address screening mammography, physical examination, screening older women and women with comorbid conditions, screening women at high risk, and new screening technologies.
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Citation: CA Cancer J Clin. 2003 May-Jun;53(3):141-69.
Smith, Robert A.; Saslow, Debbie; Sawyer, Kimberly Andrews; Burke, Wylie; Costanza, Mary E.; Evans, W. Phil 3rd; Foster, Roger S. Jr.; Hendrick, Edward; Eyre, Harmon J.; and Sener, Steven, "American Cancer Society guidelines for breast cancer screening: update 2003" (2003). Women’s Health Research Faculty Publications. Paper 162.