Slide 27. Analytic Framework: Key questions in Screening for Breast Cancer

Understanding the Methods Used by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in Developing Recommendations

Slide 27. Analytic Framework: Key questions in Screening for Breast Cancer

Analytic Framework: Key questions in Screening for Breast Cancer

1 a) Does screening with mammography (film and digital) or MRI decrease breast cancer mortality among women age 40-49 years and≥70 years?

1 b) Does clinical breast examination screening decrease breast cancer mortality? Alone or with mammography?

1 c) Does breast self-examination practice decrease breast cancer mortality?

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Internet Citation: Slide 27. Analytic Framework: Key questions in Screening for Breast Cancer: Understanding the Methods Used by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in Developing Recommendations. August 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/ockt/kt/webinars/tfmethods/tfmethodsld27.html