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Evaluating the effectiveness of using standard mammogram form to predict breast cancer risk: case-control study.

Abstract:

Breast density is a well-known breast cancer risk factor. Most current methods of measuring breast density are area based and subjective. Standard mammogram form (SMF) is a computer program using a volumetric approach to estimate the percent density in the breast. The aim of this study is to evaluate the current implementation of SMF as a predictor of breast cancer risk by comparing it with other widely used density measurement methods. The case-control study comprised 634 cancers with 1,880 ...

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Journal:
Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers and prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
Volume:
17
Issue:
5
Pages:
1074-1081
Publication date:
2008-05-05
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EISSN:
1538-7755
ISSN:
1055-9965
URN:
uuid:e8b1de8e-53e5-477e-b9e2-42c34550ecf4
Source identifiers:
64400
Local pid:
pubs:64400

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