Towards improving accuracy, effectiveness, and efficiency in breast cancer screening

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The Lancet Oncology

Fecha de publicación: 12 october 2018

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30589-8

Autores: Martin J Yaffe

Background: Mammography screening contributes to reductions in mortality and morbidity from breast cancer through earlier detection of lesions. The sensitivity and specificity of digital mammography is reduced in some conditions, particularly in women with dense fibroglandular breasts within which overlying structures can mask cancers or mimic lesions that don’t exist. 

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