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The psychological impact of mammographic screening on women with a family history of breast cancer--a systematic review.

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This systematic review aims to assess the psychological impact of mammographic screening on women with a family history of breast cancer. Women with a family history, and hence increased risk, of breast cancer are known to experience higher levels of anxiety about cancer. They are also often offered screening from an earlier age. The psychological consequences of screening are therefore of particular importance for this group of women. A comprehensive search of 4 electronic databases was cond...

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10.1002/pon.903

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Journal:
Psycho-oncology
Volume:
14
Issue:
11
Pages:
939-948
Publication date:
2005-11-01
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EISSN:
1099-1611
ISSN:
1057-9249
Source identifiers:
215547
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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