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.
DOI of Published Version
CA Cancer J Clin. 2003 May-Jun;53(3):141-69.
CA: a cancer journal for clinicians
Smith RA, Saslow D, Sawyer KA, Burke W, Costanza ME, Evans WP, Foster RS, Hendrick E, Eyre HJ, Sener S. (2003). American Cancer Society guidelines for breast cancer screening: update 2003. Women’s Health Research Faculty Publications. https://doi.org/10.3322/canjclin.53.3.141. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/wfc_pp/162