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The incidence of fatal breast cancer measures the increased effectiveness of therapy in women participating in mammography screening.
BACKGROUND: Women and their health care providers need a reliable answer to this important question: If a woman chooses to participate in regular mammography screening, then how much will this choice improve her chances ...
The iPrevent Online Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Risk Management Tool: Usability and Acceptability Testing.
BACKGROUND: iPrevent estimates breast cancer (BC) risk and provides tailored risk management information. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to assess the usability and acceptability of the iPrevent prototype. ...
Prediction of reader estimates of mammographic density using convolutional neural networks.
(Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers, 2019-07)
Mammographic density is an important risk factor for breast cancer. In recent research, percentage density assessed visually using visual analogue scales (VAS) showed stronger risk prediction than existing automated density ...
Genome-wide association study of germline variants and breast cancer-specific mortality.
(Nature Publishing Group, 2019-02-21)
BACKGROUND: We examined the associations between germline variants and breast cancer mortality using a large meta-analysis of women of European ancestry. METHODS: Meta-analyses included summary estimates based on Cox models ...
Barriers to preventive therapy for breast and other major cancers and strategies to improve uptake.
The global cancer burden continues to rise and the war on cancer can only be won if improvements in treatment go hand in hand with therapeutic cancer prevention. Despite the availability of several efficacious agents, ...