Controversies in Breast Cancer Screening Strategies.

Conference Paper

A panel discussion on controversies in breast cancer screening held recently at the NCCN 21st Annual Conference included only a few controversies. Representatives of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, American Cancer Society, and NCCN disagreed primarily on 2 main areas: when to start screening (ages 40, 45, or 50 years) and frequency of screening (annual vs biennial). Panelists from these organizations presented the rationales for their respective recommendations.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bevers, T; Bibbins-Domingo, K; Oeffinger, KC; Smith, ML

Published Date

  • May 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 5 Suppl

Start / End Page

  • 651 - 653

PubMed ID

  • 27226505

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1540-1413

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.6004/jnccn.2016.0183

Conference Location

  • United States