Breast Cancer Screening: Making Sense of Complex and Evolving Evidence, 1st Edition

  • Nehmat Houssami
  • Diana Miglioretti
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  • ISBN-10: 0128024941
  • ISBN-13: 9780128024942
  • DDC: 616.994490
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 456 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released October 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This book 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
1: Breast Cancer Screening: Balancing Evidence with Culture, Politics, Money, and Media.
2: Estimates of Screening Benefit: The Randomized Trials of Breast Cancer Screening.
3: Weighing the Benefits and Harms: Screening Mammography in the Balance.
4: The Importance of Observational Evidence to Estimate and Monitor Mortality Reduction from Current Breast Cancer Screening.
5: The Role of Microsimulation Modeling in Evaluating the Outcomes and Effect of Screening.
6: Challenges in Understanding and Quantifying Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment.
7: Challenges and Opportunities in the Implementation of Risk-Based Screening for Breast Cancer.
8: Breast Cancer Screening in the Older Woman.
9: Screening Women in Their 40s.
10: Screening for Breast Cancer in Women with Dense Breasts.
11: Screening Women with Known or Suspected Cancer Gene Mutations.
12: Imaging Surveillance of Women with a Personal History of Breast Cancer.
13: Evolution of Mammography Screening: From Film Screen to Digital Breast Tomosynthesis.
14: Ethical and Societal Considerations in Breast Cancer Screening.
15: Treatment of Screen Detected Breast Cancer: Can We Avoid or Minimize Overtreatment?.
16: Informed and Shared Decision Making in Breast Screening.