UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology

Publication Date

2003-5

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Adult; Aged; Breast Neoplasms; Diagnostic Imaging; Female; Humans; Mammography; Mass Screening; Middle Aged; Physical Examination; Risk Factors

Disciplines

Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences | Women's Studies

Abstract

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

10.3322/canjclin.53.3.141

Source

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

CA: a cancer journal for clinicians

Related Resources

Link to article in PubMed

PubMed ID

12809408

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