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21. Association of Screening and Treatment With Breast Cancer Mortality by Molecular Subtype in US Women, 2000-2012. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Association of Screening and Treatment With Breast Cancer Mortality by Molecular Subtype in US Women, 2000-2012. Given recent advances in screening mammography and adjuvant therapy (treatment), quantifying their separate and combined effects on US breast cancer mortality reductions by molecular subtype could guide future decisions to reduce disease burden.To evaluate the contributions associated with screening and treatment to breast cancer mortality reductions by molecular subtype based (...) , overall, and ER/ERBB2-specific breast cancer mortality rates from 2000 to 2012 for women aged 30 to 79 years relative to the estimated mortality rate in the absence of screening and treatment (baseline rate); mortality reductions were apportioned to screening and treatment.In 2000, the estimated reduction in overall breast cancer mortality rate was 37% (model range, 27%-42%) relative to the estimated baseline rate in 2000 of 64 deaths (model range, 56-73) per 100 000 women: 44% (model range, 35%-60

2018 JAMA

22. Breast Cancer Screening Behaviors of First Degree Relatives of Women Receiving Breast Cancer Treatment and the Affecting Factors Full Text available with Trip Pro

Breast Cancer Screening Behaviors of First Degree Relatives of Women Receiving Breast Cancer Treatment and the Affecting Factors First-degree relatives of women with breast cancer are under higher risk when compared with the general population. The aim of this study is to evaluate breast cancer screening behaviors of women who are first-degree relatives of women with breast cancer and factors affecting these behaviors.This descriptive study included 240 patient relatives, who agreed (...) to participate in the study through contact with first-degree relatives of 133 patients who were receiving breast cancer treatment at the Oncology and Chemotherapy unit of an university hospital in Turkey. Data were collected using the "Descriptive Characteristics Form," which consisted of socio-demographic characteristics, health history, breast cancer risk level and health beliefs as well as the "Breast Cancer Screening Behavior Evaluation Form".Out of the subjects, 17% reported doing breast self

2018 European journal of breast health

23. “Thanks for Letting Us All Share Your Mammogram Experience Virtually”: Developing a Web-Based Hub for Breast Cancer Screening Full Text available with Trip Pro

“Thanks for Letting Us All Share Your Mammogram Experience Virtually”: Developing a Web-Based Hub for Breast Cancer Screening The decision around whether to attend breast cancer screening can often involve making sense of confusing and contradictory information on its risks and benefits. The Word of Mouth Mammogram e-Network (WoMMeN) project was established to create a Web-based resource to support decision making regarding breast cancer screening. This paper presents data from our user (...) to explore the advantages and limitations of this approach. The second objective was to analyze what women want from a Web-based resource for breast cancer screening.We recruited a user design group on Facebook and conducted a survey within the group, asking questions about design considerations for a Web-based breast cancer screening hub. Although the membership of the Facebook group varied over time, there were 71 members in the Facebook group at the end point of analysis. We next conducted a framework

2017 JMIR cancer

24. The WISDOM Study: breaking the deadlock in the breast cancer screening debate Full Text available with Trip Pro

risk for a specific tumor type, generating new data that can inform best practices rather than to continue the rancorous debate. It is time to move from debate to wisdom by asking new questions and generating new knowledge. The WISDOM Study (Women Informed to Screen Depending On Measures of risk) is a pragmatic, adaptive, randomized clinical trial comparing a comprehensive risk-based, or personalized approach to traditional annual breast cancer screening. The multicenter trial will enroll 100,000 (...) The WISDOM Study: breaking the deadlock in the breast cancer screening debate There are few medical issues that have generated as much controversy as screening for breast cancer. In science, controversy often stimulates innovation; however, the intensely divisive debate over mammographic screening has had the opposite effect and has stifled progress. The same two questions-whether it is better to screen annually or bi-annually, and whether women are best served by beginning screening at 40

2017 NPJ breast cancer Controlled trial quality: uncertain

25. Evaluation on the Practice and Behaviour of Women Applied for Gynecology Outpatient Clinics About Screening Methods for Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Full Text available with Trip Pro

Evaluation on the Practice and Behaviour of Women Applied for Gynecology Outpatient Clinics About Screening Methods for Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Breast self-examination (BSE), clinical breast exam (CBE), mammography and ultrasound imaging (UI) are screening methods used for early diagnosis of breast cancer (BC). The purpose of this study is to put forth the utilization frequency of these screening methods among women presenting to the gynecology outpatient clinics and the relation (...) mammography and CBE are at less-than-ideal levels. In this context, it is apparent that breast cancer screening methods are needed to be introduced and guidance about their application frequency should be provided for women in gynecology outpatient clinics.

2017 European journal of breast health

26. Cost-Effectiveness of Breast Cancer Screening in Turkey, a Developing Country: Results from Bahçeşehir Mammography Screening Project Full Text available with Trip Pro

Cost-Effectiveness of Breast Cancer Screening in Turkey, a Developing Country: Results from Bahçeşehir Mammography Screening Project We used the results from the first three screening rounds of Bahcesehir Mammography Screening Project (BMSP), a 10-year (2009-2019) and the first organized population-based screening program implemented in a county of Istanbul, Turkey, to assess the potential cost-effectiveness of a population-based mammography screening program in Turkey.Two screening (...) strategies were compared: BMSP (includes three biennial screens for women between 40-69) and Turkish National Breast Cancer Registry Program (TNBCRP) which includes no organized population-based screening. Costs were estimated using direct data from the BMSP project and the reimbursement rates of Turkish Social Security Administration. The life-years saved by BMSP were estimated using the stage distribution observed with BMSP and TNBCRP.A total of 67 women (out of 7234 screened women) were diagnosed

2017 European journal of breast health

27. Breast Cancer Screening in Women at Above Average Risk

Breast Cancer Screening in Women at Above Average Risk Oregon Health Authority : Health Evidence Review Commission : Health Evidence Review Commission : State of Oregon menu Toggle Main Menu Main Navigation close search Search search Submit You are here: Health Evidence Review Commission menu Site Navigation Health Evidence Review Commission Full Width Column 1 Health Evidence: Our Role The Health Evidence Review Commission reviews medical evidence in order to prioritize health spending

2017 Oregon Health Evidence Review Commission

28. The epidemiology, radiology and biological characteristics of interval breast cancers in population mammography screening Full Text available with Trip Pro

in radiological surveillance (retrospective mammographic review) of interval breast cancers, this form of surveillance consistently reveals that the majority of interval cancers represent either true interval or occult cancers that were not visible on the index mammographic screen; approximately 20-25% of interval breast cancers are classified as having been missed (false-negatives). The biological characteristics of interval breast cancers show that they have relatively worse tumour prognostic (...) The epidemiology, radiology and biological characteristics of interval breast cancers in population mammography screening An interval breast cancer is a cancer that emerges following a negative mammographic screen. This overview describes the epidemiology, and the radiological and biological characteristics of interval breast cancers in population mammography screening. Notwithstanding possible differences in ascertainment of interval breast cancers, there was broad variability in reported

2017 NPJ breast cancer

29. Magnetic Resonance Imaging as an Adjunct to Mammography for Breast Cancer Screening in Women at Less Than High Risk for Breast Cancer

Magnetic Resonance Imaging as an Adjunct to Mammography for Breast Cancer Screening in Women at Less Than High Risk for Breast Cancer Magnetic Resonance Imaging as an Adjunct to Mammography for Breast Cancer Screening in Women at Less Than High Risk for Breast Cancer - Health Quality Ontario (HQO) Let's make our health system healthier Open Menu Quick Links Search Search A A A Evidence to Improve Care Share: Magnetic Resonance Imaging as an Adjunct to Mammography for Breast Cancer Screening (...) in Women at Less Than High Risk for Breast Cancer Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee Recommendation The Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee recommends against publicly funding screening breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as an adjunct to screening mammography for women who are at less than high risk for breast cancer and who have no personal history of breast cancer Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian women. The most common form of screening for breast cancer

2017 Health Quality Ontario

30. Prevention and Screening in BRCA Mutation Carriers and Other Breast/Ovarian Hereditary Cancer Syndromes

. Importantly, accurate and reliable risk estimation and strati?cation for malignancy risk is highly problematicformostofthegenesidenti?edinthesepanels[49]. The following genes might have moderate- to high- penetrance germline mutations for breast or ovarian cancer: p53, PTEN, CDH1, PALB2, CHEK2, ATM, RAD51C, STK11, RAD51D, BRIP1, MLH1, MSH2, MSH6 and PMS2. Prevention and screening strategies for these mutations are summarised in Table 1—due to limited research in individuals harbouring these mutations (...) Prevention and Screening in BRCA Mutation Carriers and Other Breast/Ovarian Hereditary Cancer Syndromes PreventionandscreeninginBRCAmutationcarriersand otherbreast/ovarianhereditarycancersyndromes: ESMOClinicalPracticeGuidelinesforcancerprevention andscreening † S.Paluch-Shimon 1 ,F.Cardoso 2 ,C.Sessa 3 ,J.Balmana 4 ,M.J.Cardoso 2 ,F.Gilbert 5 &E.Senkus 6 , onbehalfoftheESMOGuidelinesCommittee * 1 DivisionofOncologyandtheDrPinchasBorensteinTalpiotMedicalLeadershipProgram,ShebaMedicalCenter

2017 European Society for Medical Oncology

31. [Invitation and decision guide for breast cancer screening]

[Invitation and decision guide for breast cancer screening] Einladungsschreiben und entscheidungshilfe zum mammographie-screening: abschlussbericht; auftrag P14-0 [Invitation and decision guide for breast cancer screening] Einladungsschreiben und entscheidungshilfe zum mammographie-screening: abschlussbericht; auftrag P14-0 [Invitation and decision guide for breast cancer screening] Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen (IQWiG) Record Status This is a bibliographic (...) record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen (IQWiG). Einladungsschreiben und entscheidungshilfe zum mammographie-screening: abschlussbericht; auftrag P14-0. [Invitation and decision guide for breast cancer screening] Cologne: Institut fuer Qualitaet und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen (IQWiG). IQWiG

2017 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

32. Developing a Breast Cancer Screening Program in Nigeria: Evaluating Current Practices, Perceptions, and Possible Barriers Full Text available with Trip Pro

. The majority of women (94%) knew about breast cancer, whereas 27.5% knew someone who had had breast cancer, the majority of whom (64.5%) had died of the disease. Of the 36% of women who had breast screening recommended to them, only 19.7% had an actual CBE. Of these, only 6% had it in the last year. The majority of women (65.4%) were willing to have regular CBEs and did not care about the sex of the examiner in most instances. Lack of perceived need was the reason cited by women unwilling (...) Developing a Breast Cancer Screening Program in Nigeria: Evaluating Current Practices, Perceptions, and Possible Barriers In low- and middle-income countries like Nigeria, women present with advanced breast cancer at an earlier age. Given the limited resources, development of screening programs that parallel resource capabilities of low- and middle-income countries is imperative. The objective of this study was to evaluate the perceptions, practices, and barriers regarding clinical breast

2017 Journal of global oncology

33. Breast Cancer Screening in Denmark: A Cohort Study of Tumor Size and Overdiagnosis. (Abstract)

and nonscreening areas.Screening was not associated with lower incidence of advanced tumors. The incidence of nonadvanced tumors increased in the screening versus prescreening periods (incidence rate ratio, 1.49 [95% CI, 1.43 to 1.54]). The first estimation approach found that 271 invasive breast cancer tumors and 179 ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) lesions were overdiagnosed in 2010 (overdiagnosis rate of 24.4% [including DCIS] and 14.7% [excluding DCIS]). The second approach, which accounted for regional (...) Breast Cancer Screening in Denmark: A Cohort Study of Tumor Size and Overdiagnosis. Effective breast cancer screening should detect early-stage cancer and prevent advanced disease.To assess the association between screening and the size of detected tumors and to estimate overdiagnosis (detection of tumors that would not become clinically relevant).Cohort study.Denmark from 1980 to 2010.Women aged 35 to 84 years.Screening programs offering biennial mammography for women aged 50 to 69 years

2017 Annals of Internal Medicine

34. Breast Cancer Screening

including them at this time. Chest radiation therapy for treatment of Hodgkin’s disease between ages 10 and 30 Annual screening with both mammogram and MRI starting: • 8 years post-radiation therapy, but • Not before age 25 • Breast biopsy with suspicious results: atypical hyperplasia or lobular neoplasia (lobular carcinoma in situ) • Breast cancer at age 50 or older Under 40: Consult Oncology to discuss type of screening and when to initiate. 40 or over: Annual screening with mammogram starting now (...) Breast Cancer Screening © 1996 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington. All rights reserved. 1 Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Screening Guideline Major Changes as of September 2017 2 Background and Principles 2 Risk Assessment 3 Screening Recommendations Based on Risk Assessment 4 Shared Decision Making for Women at Average Risk 5 Screening Tests and Exams 7 Referral to Genetics or Oncology 8 Evidence Summary and References 8 Guideline Development Process and Team 9 Appendix 1. Breast

2017 Kaiser Permanente Clinical Guidelines

37. Digital breast tomosynthesis for breast cancer diagnosis and screening

improve patient management and health outcomes? Are there any safety issues associated with the use of DBT? Have definitive patient selection criteria been established for DBT for screening or diagnosis of breast cancer? Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Breast Neoplasms; Humans; Mammography; Tomography, X-Ray Language Published English Country of organisation United States English summary An English language summary (...) Digital breast tomosynthesis for breast cancer diagnosis and screening Digital breast tomosynthesis for breast cancer diagnosis and screening Digital breast tomosynthesis for breast cancer diagnosis and screening HAYES, Inc Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation HAYES, Inc. Digital breast tomosynthesis for breast cancer diagnosis and screening. Lansdale

2017 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

38. Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Screening in Average-Risk Women

between the ages of 10 years and 14 years appear to be at greatest risk of future development of breast cancer. General Considerations for Screening The goal of screening for cancer is to detect preclinical disease in healthy, asymptomatic patients to prevent adverse outcomes, improve survival, and avoid the need for more intensive treatments. Screening tests have both benefits (eg, improved health outcomes) and adverse consequences (eg, cost, anxiety, inconvenience, false-positive results, and other (...) test-specific harms such as overdiagnosis and overtreatment). Breast self-examination, breast self-awareness, clinical breast examination, and mammography all have been used alone or in combination to screen for breast cancer. In general, more intensive screening detects more disease. Screening intensity can be increased by combining multiple screening methods, extending screening over a wider age range, or repeating the screening test more frequently. However, more frequent use of the same

2017 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

39. Breast Cancer Screening

also benefit from supplemental screening. The recommendations for supplemental screening for women at intermediate risk of breast cancer, including those with a personal history of breast cancer, a history of lobular carcinoma in situ or ADH, those with an intermediate family history and a lifetime risk of 15% to 20%, or women with dense breasts continues to be an area of debate [47]. Mammography and DBT Annual screening mammography is recommended for women with biopsy-proven lobular neoplasia (...) and with IV contrast Usually Not Appropriate O MRI breast without IV contrast Usually Not Appropriate O FDG-PEM Usually Not Appropriate ???? Tc-99m sestamibi MBI Usually Not Appropriate ??? Variant 2: Breast cancer screening. Intermediate-risk women: women with personal history of breast cancer, lobular neoplasia, atypical ductal hyperplasia, or 15% to 20% lifetime risk of breast cancer. Procedure Appropriateness Category Relative Radiation Level Mammography screening Usually Appropriate ?? Digital breast

2017 American College of Radiology

40. Magnetic resonance imaging as an adjunct to mammography for breast cancer screening in women atless than high risk for breast cancer: a health technology assessment

; 16(20). 2016 Authors' conclusions It remains uncertain if the use of adjunct screening breast MRI in women at less than high risk (average or higher than average risk) for breast cancer will reduce breast cancer–related mortality without significant increases in unnecessary follow-up testing and treatment. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Breast Neoplasms; Humans; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Mammography; Risk Language Published English Country (...) Magnetic resonance imaging as an adjunct to mammography for breast cancer screening in women atless than high risk for breast cancer: a health technology assessment Magnetic resonance imaging as an adjunct to mammography for breast cancer screening in women at less than high risk for breast cancer: a health technology assessment Magnetic resonance imaging as an adjunct to mammography for breast cancer screening in women at less than high risk for breast cancer: a health technology assessment

2017 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.