cancer, breast, screening
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011;1(del):CD001877 Systematic Review, Cochrane Review
IN cancer, breast, screening The Use of
mammography
As Diagnostic Tool
Is better Than
no screening
To reduce, very modestly, mortality from breast cancer (NNT 2 000 throughout 10 years), at the cost of early overdiagnosis of bresat cancer (NNH 200) and many false positive findings (NNH 10)