Slide 32. Evidence of Harms: Other Evidence Related to Mammography

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

Slide 32. Evidence of Harms: Other Evidence Related to Mammography

Evidence of Harms: Other Evidence Related to Mammography

  • Data about harms often obtained from a variety of sources.
  • For breast cancer screening, data from 600,830 women aged 40+ years undergoing routine mammography screening at Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC) sites obtained.
  • BCSC data intended to represent the experience of a cohort of regularly screened women.

http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf09/breastcancer/brcanup.htm

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Internet Citation: Slide 32. Evidence of Harms: Other Evidence Related to Mammography: 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/tfmethodsld32.html