Karla Kerlikowske, MD; Rebecca A. Hubbard, PhD; Diana L. Miglioretti, PhD; Berta M. Geller, EdD; Bonnie C. Yankaskas, PhD; Constance D. Lehman, MD, PhD; Stephen H. Taplin, MD, MPH; Edward A. Sickles, MD; for the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium
Acknowledgment: The authors thank the participating women, mammography facilities, and radiologists for the data they have provided for this study. A list of BCSC investigators and procedures for requesting BCSC data for research purposes can be found at http://breastscreening.cancer.gov/.
Grant Support: By the National Cancer Institute–funded BCSC cooperative agreement (grants U01CA63740, U01CA86076, U01CA86082, U01CA63736, U01CA70013, U01CA69976, U01CA63731, and U01CA70040) and National Cancer Institute grants R03CA150007 and RC2CA148577. The collection of cancer data used in this study was supported in part by several state public health departments and cancer registries throughout the United States; for a full description of these sources, see http://breastscreening.cancer.gov/work/acknowledgement.html.
Potential Conflicts of Interest: Disclosures can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M10-2769.
Reproducible Research Statement:Study protocol: Available from Dr. Kerlikowske (e-mail, Karla.Kerlikowske@ucsf.edu). Statistical code: Available from Dr. Hubbard (e-mail, email@example.com). Data set: Available after approval by the BCSC Steering Committee at http://breastscreening.cancer.gov/.
Requests for Single Reprints: Karla Kerlikowske, MD, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, General Internal Medicine Section, 111A1, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121; e-mail, Karla.Kerlikowske@ucsf.edu.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Kerlikowske: San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, General Internal Medicine Section, 111A1, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121.
Drs. Hubbard and Miglioretti: Group Health Research Institute, 1730 Minor Avenue, Suite 1600, Seattle, WA 98101-1448.
Dr. Geller: Health Promotion Research, University of Vermont, 429AR4, One South Prospect Street, Elevator C-4426, Burlington, VT 05401-3444.
Dr. Yankaskas: Department of Radiology, CB #7515, MRI, University of North Carolina, 106 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7515.
Dr. Lehman: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Avenue East, G2-600, Seattle, WA 98109.
Dr. Taplin: National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852-7344.
Dr. Sickles: Department of Radiology, Box 1667, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94143-1667.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: K. Kerlikowske, R.A. Hubbard, D.L. Miglioretti, B.M. Geller, B.C. Yankaskas, S. Taplin.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: K. Kerlikowske, R.A. Hubbard, D.L. Miglioretti, B.M. Geller, B.C. Yankaskas, E.A. Sickles.
Drafting of the article: K. Kerlikowske, R.A. Hubbard, B.M. Geller, B.C. Yankaskas, C.D. Lehman, S. Taplin.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: K. Kerlikowske, R.A. Hubbard, B.M. Geller, B.C. Yankaskas, C.D. Lehman, S. Taplin, E.A. Sickles.
Final approval of the article: K. Kerlikowske, R.A. Hubbard, D.L. Miglioretti, B.M. Geller, B.C. Yankaskas, C.D. Lehman, S. Taplin, E.A. Sickles.
Statistical expertise: R.A. Hubbard, D.L. Miglioretti.
Obtaining of funding: K. Kerlikowske, D.L. Miglioretti, B.C. Yankaskas, S. Taplin.
Collection and assembly of data: K. Kerlikowske, R.A. Hubbard, D.L. Miglioretti, B.M. Geller, B.C. Yankaskas.
Kerlikowske K, Hubbard RA, Miglioretti DL, Geller BM, Yankaskas BC, Lehman CD, et al. Comparative Effectiveness of Digital Versus Film-Screen Mammography in Community Practice in the United States: A Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 2011;155:493-502. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-155-8-201110180-00005
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(8):493-502.
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