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141. (1) ACS guidelines for breast cancer screening: update 2003. (2) American Cancer Society Guideline for breast screening with MRI as an adjunct to mammography (2007).

(1) ACS guidelines for breast cancer screening: update 2003. (2) American Cancer Society Guideline for breast screening with MRI as an adjunct to mammography (2007). Guidelines and Measures | Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality HHS.gov Search ahrq.gov Search ahrq.gov Menu Topics A - Z Healthcare Delivery Latest available findings on quality of and access to health care Searchable database of AHRQ Grants, Working Papers & HHS Recovery Act Projects AHRQ Projects funded by the Patient

2008 American Cancer Society

142. Combined screening with ultrasound and mammography vs mammography alone in women at elevated risk of breast cancer. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Combined screening with ultrasound and mammography vs mammography alone in women at elevated risk of breast cancer. Screening ultrasound may depict small, node-negative breast cancers not seen on mammography.To compare the diagnostic yield, defined as the proportion of women with positive screen test results and positive reference standard, and performance of screening with ultrasound plus mammography vs mammography alone in women at elevated risk of breast cancer.From April 2004 to February (...) (assessed by the area under the receiver operating characteristic curve) of combined mammography plus ultrasound vs mammography alone and the positive predictive value of biopsy recommendations for mammography plus ultrasound vs mammography alone.Forty participants (41 breasts) were diagnosed with cancer: 8 suspicious on both ultrasound and mammography, 12 on ultrasound alone, 12 on mammography alone, and 8 participants (9 breasts) on neither. The diagnostic yield for mammography was 7.6 per 1000 women

2008 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

143. Cost-effectiveness of digital mammography breast cancer screening

Cost-effectiveness of digital mammography breast cancer screening Cost-effectiveness of digital mammography breast cancer screening Cost-effectiveness of digital mammography breast cancer screening Tosteson A N, Stout N K, Fryback D G, Acharyya S, Herman B A, Hannah L G, Pisano E D Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed (...) by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary This study aimed to determine the cost-effectiveness of digital mammography screening, compared with film mammography screening, for the detection of breast cancer (BC) in women aged 40 years or more than 65 years. The study showed that screening for BC using all-digital mammography is not cost-effective, while age-targeted screening with digital mammography has the potential to be cost-effective

2008 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

144. Probabilistic cost-effectiveness modeling of different breast cancer screening policies in Slovenia

-effective, owing to the increased costs and decreased benefits of false positives. The one-way sensitivity analysis showed that the most influential model inputs were discount rate, rate of progression from ductal carcinoma in situ to invasive cancer, recall rate, relative mortality in regional stage, rate of invasive diagnostics and cost of mammography. Authors' conclusions The authors concluded that the most cost-effective screening strategy for breast cancer is screening women aged 40 to 80 years (...) J Cancer Care 2003; 12: 143–53. de Koning HJ, van Ineveld BM, van Oortmarssen GJ, et al. Breast cancer screening and cost-effectiveness; policy alternatives, quality of life considerations and the possible impact of uncertain factors. Int J Cancer 1991; 49: 531–7. Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Breast Neoplasms /diagnosis /economics; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Early Diagnosis; Female; Health Care Costs; Health Policy /economics; Humans; Mammography /economics; Mass Screening

2008 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

145. Systematic review: using magnetic resonance imaging to screen women at high risk for breast cancer.

recurrence and survival. Funding Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care through Cancer Care Ontario Bibliographic details Warner E, Messersmith H, Causer P, Eisen A, Shumak R, Plewes D. Systematic review: using magnetic resonance imaging to screen women at high risk for breast cancer. Annals of Internal Medicine 2008; 148(9): 671-679 PubMedID Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Breast Neoplasms /diagnosis /genetics; Female; Genetic Predisposition to Disease; Humans; Likelihood (...) Systematic review: using magnetic resonance imaging to screen women at high risk for breast cancer. Systematic review: using magnetic resonance imaging to screen women at high risk for breast cancer. Systematic review: using magnetic resonance imaging to screen women at high risk for breast cancer. Warner E, Messersmith H, Causer P, Eisen A, Shumak R, Plewes D CRD summary This review evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of adding magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to annual mammographic screening

2008 DARE.

146. Breast screening with ultrasound in women with mammography-negative dense breasts: evidence on incremental cancer detection and false positives, and associated cost

: a systematic review of their accuracy. Br J Cancer 2004;90:2118–22. Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Adult; Aged; Biopsy /economics /methods; Breast /pathology; Breast Neoplasms /economics /radiography /ultrasonography; Costs and Cost Analysis; False Positive Reactions; Female; Humans; Mammography /economics /standards; Middle Aged; Sensitivity and Specificity; Ultrasonography, Mammary /economics /standards AccessionNumber 22008000718 Date bibliographic record published 01/09/2008 Date (...) Breast screening with ultrasound in women with mammography-negative dense breasts: evidence on incremental cancer detection and false positives, and associated cost Breast screening with ultrasound in women with mammography-negative dense breasts: evidence on incremental cancer detection and false positives, and associated cost Breast screening with ultrasound in women with mammography-negative dense breasts: evidence on incremental cancer detection and false positives, and associated cost

2008 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

147. Breast Tomosynthesis: a breast cancer screening tool

Breast Tomosynthesis: a breast cancer screening tool Breast Tomosynthesis: a breast cancer screening tool Breast Tomosynthesis: a breast cancer screening tool Mundy L, Hiller JE 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 Mundy L, Hiller JE. Breast Tomosynthesis: a breast cancer screening tool. Adelaide: Adelaide Health Technology (...) Assessment (AHTA). Prioritising Summary. Volume 21. 2008 Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Breast Neoplasmss; Imaging, Three-Dimensional; Mammography Language Published English Country of organisation Australia English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence Adelaide Health Technology Assessment, University of Adelaide, Discipline of Public Health, School of Population Health and Clinical Practice, Mail Drop DX650545, SA 5005

2008 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

148. Cost-effectiveness of digital mammography breast cancer screening. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Cost-effectiveness of digital mammography breast cancer screening. The DMIST (Digital Mammography Imaging Screening Trial) reported improved breast cancer detection with digital mammography compared with film mammography in selected population subgroups, but it did not assess the economic value of digital relative to film mammography screening.To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of digital mammography screening for breast cancer.Validated, discrete-event simulation model.Data from DMIST (...) to the cost of digital mammography and to the prevalence of dense breasts.Results were dependent on model assumptions and DMIST findings.Relative to film mammography, screening for breast cancer by using all-digital mammography is not cost-effective. Age-targeted screening with digital mammography seems cost-effective, whereas density-targeted screening strategies are more costly and of uncertain value, particularly among women age 65 years or older.

2008 Annals of Internal Medicine

149. [Information to users on cancer screening in women: assessment of current situation and establishment of evidence-based information standards. 1. Information to users on breast cancer screening]

[Information to users on cancer screening in women: assessment of current situation and establishment of evidence-based information standards. 1. Information to users on breast cancer screening] Informacion a usuarias sobre el cribado de cancer en la mujer: Evaluacion de la situacion actual y establecimiento de estandares de informacion basada en la evidencia: 1. Informacion a usuarias sobre el cribado de cancer de mama [Information to users on cancer screening in women: assessment of current (...) situation and establishment of evidence-based information standards. 1. Information to users on breast cancer screening] Informacion a usuarias sobre el cribado de cancer en la mujer: Evaluacion de la situacion actual y establecimiento de estandares de informacion basada en la evidencia: 1. Informacion a usuarias sobre el cribado de cancer de mama [Information to users on cancer screening in women: assessment of current situation and establishment of evidence-based information standards. 1. Information

2007 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

150. Magnetic resonance imaging for breast cancer screening in women at high risk

. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Directory Publication. 2007 Authors' objectives The objectives of using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to screen women at high risk for breast cancer are to improve the sensitivity of screening in this group of women, with the goal of providing early diagnosis and reducing the mortality rate associated with breast cancer. Project page URL Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Breast Neoplasms /prevention (...) Magnetic resonance imaging for breast cancer screening in women at high risk Magnetic resonance imaging for breast cancer screening in women at high risk Magnetic resonance imaging for breast cancer screening in women at high risk 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 Magnetic resonance imaging for breast cancer screening in women at high risk

2007 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

151. Effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) screening for women at high risk of breast cancer

Effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) screening for women at high risk of breast cancer Effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) screening for women at high risk of breast cancer Effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) screening for women at high risk of breast cancer Dunfield L, Severn M 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 Dunfield L, Severn M. Effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) screening for women at high risk of breast cancer. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Technology Report No 93. 2007 Authors' objectives "Research Questions; 1. What is the clinical effectiveness of MRI screening compared to film mammography in women with a high risk of breast cancer? 2. What is the cost-effectiveness of MRI screening compared to film mammography

2007 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

152. Screening mammography for women aged 40 to 49 years at average risk for breast cancer: an evidence-based analysis

Screening mammography for women aged 40 to 49 years at average risk for breast cancer: an evidence-based analysis Screening mammography for women aged 40 to 49 years at average risk for breast cancer: an evidence-based analysis Screening mammography for women aged 40 to 49 years at average risk for breast cancer: an evidence-based analysis Medical Advisory Secretariat 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 Medical Advisory Secretariat. Screening mammography for women aged 40 to 49 years at average risk for breast cancer: an evidence-based analysis. Toronto: Medical Advisory Secretariat (MAS). Volume 7(1). 2007 Authors' objectives The aim of this review was to determine the effectiveness of screening mammography in women aged 40 to 49 years at average risk for breast cancer. The following questions were asked: Does screening

2007 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

153. A systematic review of the effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as an addition to mammography and ultrasound in screening young women at high risk of breast cancer

A systematic review of the effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as an addition to mammography and ultrasound in screening young women at high risk of breast cancer Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2007 DARE.

154. Does utilization of screening mammography explain racial and ethnic differences in breast cancer? (Abstract)

Consortium. Cancer diagnoses were ascertained through linkage with pathology databases; Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results programs; and state tumor registries.1,010,515 women 40 years of age and older who had at least 1 mammogram between 1996 and 2002; 17,558 of these women had diagnosed breast cancer.Patterns of mammography and the probability of inadequate mammography screening were examined. The authors evaluated whether overall and advanced cancer rates were similar across racial and ethnic (...) of the breast. The observed differences in advanced cancer rates between African American and white women were attenuated or eliminated after the cohort was stratified by screening history. Among women who were previously screened at intervals of 4 to 41 months, African-American women were no more likely to have large, advanced-stage tumors or lymph node involvement than white women with the same screening history. African-American women had higher rates of high-grade tumors than white women regardless

2006 Annals of Internal Medicine

155. Rate of over-diagnosis of breast cancer 15 years after end of Malmö mammographic screening trial: follow-up study. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Rate of over-diagnosis of breast cancer 15 years after end of Malmö mammographic screening trial: follow-up study. To evaluate the rate of over-diagnosis of breast cancer 15 years after the end of the Malmö mammographic screening trial.Follow-up study.Malmö, Sweden.42 283 women aged 45-69 years at randomisation.Screening for breast cancer with mammography or not (controls). Screening was offered at the end of the randomisation design to both groups aged 45-54 at randomisation but not to groups (...) ) at the end of follow-up.Conclusions on over-diagnosis of breast cancer in the Malmö mammographic screening trial can be drawn mainly for women aged 55-69 years at randomisation whose control groups were never screened. Fifteen years after the trial ended the rate of over-diagnosis of breast cancer was 10% in this age group.

2006 BMJ Controlled trial quality: uncertain

156. Effects of conjugated equine estrogens on breast cancer and mammography screening in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effects of conjugated equine estrogens on breast cancer and mammography screening in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy. The Women's Health Initiative Estrogen-Aone trial comparing conjugated equine estrogens (CEE) with placebo was stopped early because of an increased stroke incidence and no reduction in risk of coronary heart disease. Preliminary results suggesting possible reduction in breast cancers warranted more detailed analysis.To determine the effects of CEE on breast cancers (...) and mammographic findings.Following breast cancer risk assessment, 10,739 postmenopausal women aged 50 to 79 years with prior hysterectomy were randomized to CEE or placebo at 40 US clinical centers from 1993 through 1998. Mammography screenings and clinical breast examinations were performed at baseline and annually. All breast cancers diagnosed through February 29, 2004, are included.A dose of 0.625 mg/d of CEE or an identical-appearing placebo.Breast cancer incidence, tumor characteristics, and mammogram

2006 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

157. Effect of mammographic screening from age 40 years on breast cancer mortality at 10 years' follow-up: a randomised controlled trial. (Abstract)

Effect of mammographic screening from age 40 years on breast cancer mortality at 10 years' follow-up: a randomised controlled trial. The efficacy of screening by mammography has been shown in randomised controlled trials in women aged 50 years and older, but is less clear in younger women. A meta-analysis of all previous trials showed a 15% mortality reduction in invited women aged 40-49 years at study entry, but this finding could be due in part to screening of women after age 50 years (...) at 10 years' follow-up. This study is registered as an International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial, number ISRCTN24647151.At a mean follow-up of 10.7 years there was a reduction in breast-cancer mortality in the intervention group, in relative and absolute terms, which did not reach statistical significance (relative risk 0.83 [95% CI 0.66-1.04], p=0.11; absolute risk reduction 0.40 per 1000 women invited to screening [95% CI -0.07 to 0.87]). Mortality reduction adjusted for non-compliance

2006 Lancet Controlled trial quality: predicted high

158. [The impact of an extension of breast cancer screening: update of Finohta's report 16/2000]

or more cost-effective treatments. Disadvantages: The most important disadvantage of mammography screenings is that they may raise suspicions of breast cancer that turn out to be false in further examinations (false positive screening results). They give rise to concern and further diagnostic tests. After further examinations, about six in a thousand women screened are referred to surgery. The tumour is benign in a quarter of the women operated on. An extension of screening to the 60-69 age group (...) [The impact of an extension of breast cancer screening: update of Finohta's report 16/2000] Rintasyopaseulonnan laajentamisen vaikutukset. Paivitys Finohtan raporttiin 16/2000 [The impact of an extension of breast cancer screening: update of Finohta's report 16/2000] Rintasyopaseulonnan laajentamisen vaikutukset. Paivitys Finohtan raporttiin 16/2000 [The impact of an extension of breast cancer screening: update of Finohta's report 16/2000] Makela M, Saalasti-Koskinen U, Saarenmaa I, Autti-Ramo

2006 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

159. Cost-effectiveness of screening with contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging vs X-ray mammography of women at a high familial risk of breast cancer Full Text available with Trip Pro

/genetics; Breast Neoplasms /diagnosis /genetics; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Female; Genetic Predisposition to Disease; Humans; Magnetic Resonance Imaging /economics; Mammography /economics; Mass Screening /economics; Middle Aged; Mutation; Radiographic Image Enhancement /economics; Risk Factors; X-Rays AccessionNumber 22006002170 Date bibliographic record published 30/04/2007 Date abstract record published 30/04/2007 NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) Produced by the Centre for Reviews (...) Cost-effectiveness of screening with contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging vs X-ray mammography of women at a high familial risk of breast cancer Cost-effectiveness of screening with contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging vs X-ray mammography of women at a high familial risk of breast cancer Cost-effectiveness of screening with contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging vs X-ray mammography of women at a high familial risk of breast cancer Griebsch I, Brown J, Boggis C, Dixon

2006 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

160. Cost-effectiveness analysis of screening modalities for breast cancer in Japan with special reference to women aged 40-49 years Full Text available with Trip Pro

Cost-effectiveness analysis of screening modalities for breast cancer in Japan with special reference to women aged 40-49 years Cost-effectiveness analysis of screening modalities for breast cancer in Japan with special reference to women aged 40-49 years Cost-effectiveness analysis of screening modalities for breast cancer in Japan with special reference to women aged 40-49 years Ohnuki K, Kuriyama S, Shoji N, Nishino Y, Tsuji I, Ohuchi N Record Status This is a critical abstract (...) of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Three modalities of screening for breast cancer (BC) were examined: annual clinical breast examination (CBE) alone; annual CBE and screening mammography (SMG) in combination; and biennial CBE and SMG. All screening strategies could

2006 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.