Risk of breast cancer after false-positive test results in screening mammography

My Catarina von Euler-Chelpin, Louise Madeleine Risør, Brian Larsen Thorsted, Ilse Vejborg

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Abstract

Screening for disease in healthy people inevitably leads to some false-positive tests in disease-free individuals. Normally, women with false-positive screening tests for breast cancer are referred back to routine screening. However, the long-term outcome for women with false-positive tests is unknown.
Original languageEnglish
JournalNational Cancer Institute. Journal (Print)
Volume104
Issue number9
Pages (from-to)682-9
Number of pages8
ISSN0027-8874
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Age Distribution
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Denmark
  • Early Detection of Cancer
  • False Positive Reactions
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Mammography
  • Middle Aged
  • Time Factors

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