FDA questions mammography quality at Fla. center
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People with breast cancer who took part in a breast cancer screening program had a 60 percent lower risk of dying from the disease in the 10 years after diagnosis, and a 47 percent lower risk 20 years after diagnosis, Swedish researchers report.
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This article describes the current conditions of and participation in examinations for the early detection of cervical, breast, skin, prostate, and colon cancer as provided by Germany's statutory health services. Participation was derived from claims data from the statutory health insurance system as well as from Germany's mammography screening program (MSP). The survey "German Health Update" (GEDA 2014/2015-EHIS) served as an additional data source. According to the claims data and considering the intended intervals, participation quotas among insured persons who are entitled to participate lie between 16% (colo...
ConclusionsAnnual mammography is currently the ‘gold standard’ for breast imaging surveillance. The role of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) remains to be further investigated. Most guidelines do not recommend routine breast ultrasound or MRI surveillance, unless indicated by additional risk factors.
ConclusionsAlthough all patients with breast cancer stand to benefit from advances in breast cancer therapy, the current results demonstrate that women who have participated in mammography screening obtain a significantly greater benefit from the therapy available at the time of diagnosis than do those who have not participated.