Challenges and Opportunities in the Implementation of Risk-based Screening for Breast Cancer

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Abstract

Breast Cancer Screening: Making Sense of Complex and Evolving Evidence covers broad aspects of breast cancer screening specifically focusing on current evidence, emerging evidence, and issues that will be critical for future breast screening practice such as tailored screening and shared decision-making in breast screening. The scope of the book is relevant to a global audience. This book provides balanced perspectives on this increasingly controversial topic, using scientific evidence to explain the evolution of knowledge relating to breast cancer screening. Breast Cancer Screening covers the key points related to this debate including the context of increasingly complex and conflicting evidence, divergent opinions on the benefits and harms of breast screening, and variability in screening practice and outcomes across settings around the world.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBreast Cancer Screening: Making Sense of Complex and Evolving Evidence
Subtitle of host publicationBy Nehmat Houssami, Diana Miglioretti
PublisherAcademic Press, Ltd
Number of pages456
Edition1st
ISBN (Print)Print ISBN: 978-0-12-802209-2 Electronic ISBN: 978-0-12-802494-2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2016

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