The summary below is from the full reports titled “Screening for Breast Cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement,” “Screening for Breast Cancer: An Update for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force,” and “Effects of Mammography Screening Under Different Screening Schedules: Model Estimates of Potential Benefits and Harms.” They are in the 17 November 2009 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 151, pages 716-726, pages 727-737, and pages 738-747). The author of the first report is the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force; the authors of the second report are H.D. Nelson, K. Tyne, A. Naik, C. Bougatsos, B.K. Chan, and L. Humphrey; and the authors of the third report are J.S. Mandelblatt, K.A. Cronin, S. Bailey, D.A. Berry, H.J. de Koning, G. Draisma, H. Huang, S.J. Lee, M. Munsell, S.K. Plevritis, P. Ravdin, C.B. Schechter, B. Sigal, M.A. Stoto, N.K. Stout, N.T. van Ravesteyn, J. Venier, M. Zelen, and E.J. Feuer, for the Breast Cancer Working Group of the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET).
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Screening for Breast Cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations. Ann Intern Med. ;151:I–44. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-151-10-200911170-00002
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(10):I-44.
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