Mammography is a specific type of imaging that uses a low-dose x-ray system for examination of the breasts.
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Australian Screening Mammography Decision Aid Trial
Presents current evidence to assist low-risk women decide whether to have a mammogram early. Includes a worksheet to determine individual risks.
Early Detection of Breast Cancer
Patient fact sheet about screening mammograms, from the Cancer Council, Australia.
A fact sheet from the National Cancer Institute. Defines screening and diagnostic procedures, and explains the screening guidelines and risk factors for breast cancer.
Relationship of this characteristic to breast cancer risk.
Mammographic Image Analysis
Features research articles, discussion group, conference calendar, and image databases.
Patient information on the procedure, preparation, benefits, and risks.
Model of outcomes of screening mammography
Evidence-based article from the British Medical Journal. (April 23, 2005)
Routine screening mammography: how important is the radiation-risk side of the benefit-risk equation?
Research published in the International Journal of Radiology considers the importance of potential risks. [PDF] (July 09, 2002)
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