Slide 40. Putting it all Together: Balancing Benefits and Harms of Mammography

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

Slide 40. Putting it all Together: Balancing Benefits and Harms of Mammography

Putting it all Together: Balancing Benefits and Harms of Mammography

Conclusion (all age groups):

Biennial screening produced 70% to 99% of the benefit of annual screening, with a significant reduction in the number of mammograms required and therefore a decreased risk for harms.

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

Contents

Current as of August 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 40. Putting it all Together: Balancing Benefits and Harms of 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/tfmethodsld40.html