December 2, 2011

Impact of Mammographic Screening on the Detection of Good and Poor Prognosis Breast Cancers

PUBLICATION: 
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Dec;130(3):725-34. doi: 10.1007/s10549-011-1748-z. Epub 2011 Sep 4.

AUTHORS: 
Esserman L.J., Shieh Y., Rutgers E.J., Knauer M., Retèl V.P., Mook S., Glas A.M., Moore D.H., Linn S., van Leeuwen F.E., van ‘t Veer L.J.

SUMMARY: 
In women aged 49-60, the time period of diagnosis significantly affects the proportion of cancers that were NKI 70-gene low risk: 40.6% (67/165) compared with 58% (119/205) for Cohorts 1 and 2, respectively.

Read more: Impact of Mammographic Screening… Esserman et al_Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011