Screening mammography for average-risk women.


Journal Article (Review)

This Practice Pearl describes an approach to screening mammography for average-risk women that encourages the use of shared decision-making that addresses benefits (early diagnosis and decreased mortality) and potential harms (false positives and overdiagnosis/overtreatment) in determining screening mammography initiation, frequency, and duration for women at average risk of breast cancer.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kaunitz, AM; Pinkerton, JV; Ghate, SV; Wolf, AMD

Published Date

  • March 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 343 - 345

PubMed ID

  • 29257034

Pubmed Central ID

  • 29257034

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1530-0374

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/GME.0000000000001026


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States