Monday Aug 01, 2022

Biennial Screening Could Decrease False Positives in Screening Mammography - Frankly Speaking Ep 287

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Overview: Join us to discuss the rates of false positives in mammography and how to decrease them. Specifically, this session reviews data from an observational comparative effectiveness study suggesting that the type of mammography, interval, and other factors can affect the probability of false positive results. 

Episode resource links:

  • Ho TH, Bissell MCS, Kerlikowske K, et al. Cumulative Probability of False-Positive Results After 10 Years of Screening With Digital Breast Tomosynthesis vs Digital Mammography. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(3):e222440. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.2440
  • Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines for Women (CDC Chart)—Last reviewed 9-2020 chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/
  • Canelo-Aybar, C., Posso, M., Montero, N. et al. Benefits and harms of annual, biennial, or triennial breast cancer mammography screening for women at average risk of breast cancer: a systematic review for the European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer (ECIBC). Br J Cancer 126, 673–688 (2022).

Guest: Jill M. Terrien PhD, ANP-BC 
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

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