UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology

Publication Date


Document Type



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.


CA Cancer J Clin. 2003 May-Jun;53(3):141-69.

Journal/Book/Conference Title

CA: a cancer journal for clinicians

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