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181. The role of ultrasonography as an adjunct to mammography in the detection of breast cancer: a systematic review

The role of ultrasonography as an adjunct to mammography in the detection of breast cancer: a systematic review The role of ultrasonography as an adjunct to mammography in the detection of breast cancer: a systematic review The role of ultrasonography as an adjunct to mammography in the detection of breast cancer: a systematic review Flobbe K, Nelemans P J, Kessels A G, Beets G L, von Meyenfeldt M F, van Engelshoven J M Authors' objectives To assess the diagnostic value of ultrasonography (...) as an adjunct to mammography in detecting breast cancer. Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library were searched for studies published between 1990 and 2000; the search terms were not reported. Studies in English, German, French, Italian, or Dutch were eligible for inclusion. The reference lists of selected papers were screened for additional studies. Study selection Study designs of evaluations included in the review The authors did not specify any a priori inclusion criteria relating

2002 DARE.

182. Full-field digital mammography

Full-field digital mammography Full-field digital mammography Full-field digital mammography BlueCross BlueShield Association Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. The BlueCross BlueShield Association Technology Evaluation Center website ( ) includes the most recent 3 years of TEC Assessments. To request older reports, please use the “contact us” feature (...) on the website. Citation BlueCross BlueShield Association. Full-field digital mammography. Chicago: BlueCross BlueShield Association (BCBS). TEC Assessment 17(7). 2002 Authors' objectives This Assessment reviews the evidence comparing full-field digital mammography (FFDM) and screen-film mammography (SFM) for use in two settings: the screening population and the population of patients referred for diagnostic mammography based on initial suspicious findings. Radiation exposure, recall rates, biopsy rates

2002 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

183. Computer-aided detection (CAD) in mammography

Computer-aided detection (CAD) in mammography Computer-aided detection (CAD) in mammography Computer-aided detection (CAD) in mammography BlueCross BlueShield Association Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. The BlueCross BlueShield Association Technology Evaluation Center website ( ) includes the most recent 3 years of TEC Assessments. To request older (...) reports, please use the “contact us” feature on the website. Citation BlueCross BlueShield Association. Computer-aided detection (CAD) in mammography. Chicago: BlueCross BlueShield Association (BCBS). TEC Assessment 17(17). 2002 Authors' objectives The objective of this Assessment is to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of using computer-aided detection (CAD) as an adjunct to mammography. Project page URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Breast Neoplasms /diagnosis; Computers

2002 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

184. Mammography screening

Mammography screening Mammography screening Mammography screening Morland B, Lund Haheim L, Linnestad K Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Morland B, Lund Haheim L, Linnestad K. Mammography screening. Oslo: The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services (NOKC) 2002 Authors' objectives This report aims to assess (...) the available evidence on the benefits of mammography screening. Authors' conclusions - Mammography screening in the age group of 50-69 years reduces breast cancer mortality. - The scientific documentation has some weaknesses and the estimated relative risk of reduction in mortality is in the order of 6% to 27%. Other documentation reports a risk reduction of 20-25%. - The effect in the age group 40-49 years is less and uncertain with an even weaker evidence. - Mammography screening does not protect against

2002 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

185. Digital mammography versus film-screen mammography: technical, clinical and economic assessments

Digital mammography versus film-screen mammography: technical, clinical and economic assessments Digital mammography versus film-screen mammography: technical, clinical and economic assessments Digital mammography versus film-screen mammography: technical, clinical and economic assessments Ho C, Hailey D, Warburton R, MacGregor J, Pisano E, Joyce J Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality (...) of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Ho C, Hailey D, Warburton R, MacGregor J, Pisano E, Joyce J. Digital mammography versus film-screen mammography: technical, clinical and economic assessments. Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA) 2002: 55 Authors' objectives The aim of this report is to compare the technical, clinical and potential costs of digital mammography (DM) and film-screen mammography (FSM) within the context of the Canadian health

2002 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

186. Analysis of the cost-effectiveness of mammography promotion by volunteers in rural communities

Analysis of the cost-effectiveness of mammography promotion by volunteers in rural communities Analysis of the cost-effectiveness of mammography promotion by volunteers in rural communities Analysis of the cost-effectiveness of mammography promotion by volunteers in rural communities Andersen M R, Hager M, Su C, Urban N Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods (...) , the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The study investigated three different intervention strategies to promote mammography uptake by women in rural areas. The strategies were: individual counselling (IC), which included barrier-specific telephone counselling; community activities (CA), which included video presentations, themed bingo games, poster display, community newsletters and promotional

2002 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

187. Newspaper reporting of screening mammography. (Abstract)

Newspaper reporting of screening mammography. Continuing controversy surrounds screening mammography, particularly for women 40 to 49 years of age. Newspapers are potentially important sources of information on this topic, but it is not known whether they provide well-founded and objective information and recommendations.To examine how screening mammography is reported in newspapers.Cross-sectional descriptive study.6 top-circulation U.S. newspapers, 1990 to 1997.Number of articles about (...) screening mammography, issues covered by the articles, information sources, content and sources of quotes, recommendations cited in articles, and presentation of risks and benefits.The most common theme of newspaper articles about mammography was screening for women 40 to 49 years of age. Thirty-one percent of the articles presented information without citing a source or justification. Quotes and recommendations in the articles were approximately twice as likely to support as to express reservations

2001 Annals of Internal Medicine

188. Cochrane review on screening for breast cancer with mammography. (Abstract)

Cochrane review on screening for breast cancer with mammography. In 2000, we reported that there is no reliable evidence that screening for breast cancer reduces mortality. As we discuss here, a Cochrane review has now confirmed and strengthened our previous findings. The review also shows that breast-cancer mortality is a misleading outcome measure. Finally, we use data supplemental to those in the Cochrane review to show that screening leads to more aggressive treatment.

2001 Lancet

189. Inreach and outreach interventions to improve mammography use

Inreach and outreach interventions to improve mammography use Inreach and outreach interventions to improve mammography use Inreach and outreach interventions to improve mammography use Yabroff K R, O'Malley A, Mangan P, Mandelblatt J Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of patient-targeted interventions in increasing mammography use when performed outside (outreach) or inside (inreach) the primary care medical setting. Searching MEDLINE was searched for papers published (...) in the English language between 1980 and 2001. The following subject terms were used: 'health behaviour', 'patient compliance', 'patient acceptance of health care', 'attitude of health', 'health education', or 'health promotion', combined with the title terms 'mammogram' or 'mammography'. The reference list of retrieved studies, published reviews, and meta-analyses were also reviewed. The journals Preventative Medicine, American Journal of Preventative Medicine, and Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers

2001 DARE.

190. Preventive health care, 2001 update: screening mammography among women aged 40 - 49 years at average risk of breast cancer

Preventive health care, 2001 update: screening mammography among women aged 40 - 49 years at average risk of breast cancer Preventive health care, 2001 update: screening mammography among women aged 40 - 49 years at average risk of breast cancer Preventive health care, 2001 update: screening mammography among women aged 40 - 49 years at average risk of breast cancer Ringash J, Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care Authors' objectives To consider the new and updated evidence available (...) , since a review in 1994, about the effect of screening mammography on breast cancer mortality among women aged 40 to 49 years. Searching MEDLINE and Cancerlit were searched from 1966 to June 2000; the search terms were reported. Reference lists were checked for additional studies. Study selection Study designs of evaluations included in the review Randomised controlled trials (RCTs), or meta-analyses including all eligible RCTs, were eligible for inclusion in the section on the effectiveness

2001 DARE.

191. Mammography screening in Norway: results from the first screening round in four counties and cost-effectiveness of a modelled nationwide screening

Mammography screening in Norway: results from the first screening round in four counties and cost-effectiveness of a modelled nationwide screening Mammography screening in Norway: results from the first screening round in four counties and cost-effectiveness of a modelled nationwide screening Mammography screening in Norway: results from the first screening round in four counties and cost-effectiveness of a modelled nationwide screening Wang H, Karesen R, Hervik A, Thoresen S O Record Status (...) This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Biannual screening (mammography using two views) for breast cancer was compared to no screening. Type of intervention Screening. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population The study

2001 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

192. Use of mammography and Papanicolaou's test for the early detection of breast and uterine cervix cancer in Spain. IPE-02/34 (Public report)

Use of mammography and Papanicolaou's test for the early detection of breast and uterine cervix cancer in Spain. IPE-02/34 (Public report) Use of mammography and Papanicolaou's test for the early detection of breast and uterine cervix cancer in Spain. IPE-02/34 (Public report) Use of mammography and Papanicolaou's test for the early detection of breast and uterine cervix cancer in Spain. IPE-02/34 (Public report) Luengo S, Munoz A Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published (...) health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Luengo S, Munoz A. Use of mammography and Papanicolaou's test for the early detection of breast and uterine cervix cancer in Spain. IPE-02/34 (Public report) Madrid: Agencia de Evaluacion de Tecnologias Sanitarias (AETS). Informe de Evaluacion de Tecnologias Sanitarias No. 34. 2001 Authors' objectives The prevention of gynaecologic cancer, especially

2001 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

193. A population-based cohort study of surveillance mammography after treatment of primary breast cancer

A population-based cohort study of surveillance mammography after treatment of primary breast cancer A population-based cohort study of surveillance mammography after treatment of primary breast cancer A population-based cohort study of surveillance mammography after treatment of primary breast cancer Paszat L, Grunfeld E, van Walraven C, Coyle D, Sawka C, Yun J, McGahan L, Noorani H Z Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member (...) of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Paszat L, Grunfeld E, van Walraven C, Coyle D, Sawka C, Yun J, McGahan L, Noorani H Z. A population-based cohort study of surveillance mammography after treatment of primary breast cancer. Ottawa: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment/Office Canadien de Coordination de l'Evaluation des Technologies de la Sante (CCOHTA) 2001: 26 Authors' objectives This report presents

2001 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

194. Screening for breast cancer with mammography. (Abstract)

Screening for breast cancer with mammography. Mammographic screening for breast cancer is controversial, as reflected in greatly varying national policies.To assess the effect of screening for breast cancer with mammography on mortality and morbidity.MEDLINE (16 May 2000), The Cochrane Breast Cancer Group's trial register (24 Jan 2000) and reference lists. Letters, abstracts and unpublished trials. Authors were contacted.Randomised trials comparing mammographic screening with no mammographic

2001 Cochrane

195. Is screening for breast cancer with mammography justifiable? (Abstract)

Is screening for breast cancer with mammography justifiable? A 1999 study found no decrease in breast-cancer mortality in Sweden, where screening has been recommended since 1985. We therefore reviewed the methodological quality of the mammography trials and an influential Swedish meta-analysis, and did a meta-analysis ourselves.We searched the Cochrane Library for trials and asked the investigators for further details. Meta-analyses were done with Review Manager (version 4.0).Baseline (...) -analysis showed a decrease in breast-cancer mortality but also an increase in total mortality (1.06 [1.04-1.08]); this increase disappeared after adjustment for an imbalance in age.Screening for breast cancer with mammography is unjustified. If the Swedish trials are judged to be unbiased, the data show that for every 1000 women screened biennially throughout 12 years, one breast-cancer death is avoided whereas the total number of deaths is increased by six. If the Swedish trials (apart from the Malmö

2000 Lancet

196. Costs and cost-effectiveness of a church-based intervention to promote mammography screening

Costs and cost-effectiveness of a church-based intervention to promote mammography screening Costs and cost-effectiveness of a church-based intervention to promote mammography screening Costs and cost-effectiveness of a church-based intervention to promote mammography screening Stockdale S E, Keeler E, Duan N, Derose K P, Fox S A Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary (...) of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The use of a church-based mammography promotion intervention, comprising telephone counselling supplemented with mailed materials. Type of intervention Primary prevention promotion. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population The study population comprised women aged 50 to 70 years who attended church services at least once

2000 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

197. Mammography screening for older women with and without cognitive impairment

Mammography screening for older women with and without cognitive impairment Mammography screening for older women with and without cognitive impairment Mammography screening for older women with and without cognitive impairment Messecar D C Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment (...) on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The use of biennial mammography to screen for breast cancer in women aged 75 years or older. Type of intervention Screening. Economic study type Cost-utility analysis. Study population The study population comprised hypothetical cohorts of healthy women, with or without cognitive impairment, within three age categories. The age categories were 75 to 79 years, 80 to 84 years, and 85 years and older. Setting The setting appears to have

2000 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

198. Mammography screening: mortality rate reduction and screening interval

Mammography screening: mortality rate reduction and screening interval Mammography screening: mortality rate reduction and screening interval Mammography screening: mortality rate reduction and screening interval Harstall C Authors' objectives To determine the scientific evidence for: 1. The effective time interval for mammography screening in asymptomatic women aged 50-69yrs. 2. The effective screening interval in asymptomatic women between the ages of 40-49yrs. 3. The mortality rate reduction (...) of mammography screening in asymptomatic women aged 40-49yrs. Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, HealthSTAR, Cancerlit, Best Evidence, PubMed, PREMEDLINE, CMA CPG Infobase, U.S. National Guideline Clearinghouse, MD Consult practice guidelines section, DARE, Cochrane Library and the HTA database were searched from 1997 to June 2000 (keywords listed). In addition, the reference lists of retrieved articles were searched along with a National Institutes of Health consensus conference and other published discussion

2000 DARE.

199. Surveillance mammography after treatment for primary breast cancer

Surveillance mammography after treatment for primary breast cancer Surveillance mammography after treatment for primary breast cancer Surveillance mammography after treatment for primary breast cancer McGahan L, Noorani H Z Authors' objectives The authors aimed to evaluate the practice of routine surveillance mammography and its effect on disease outcomes following treatment for breast cancer. Searching MEDLINE, HealthSTAR, Cancerlit, EMBASE, Pascal, the Cochrane Library and PDQ were searched (...) to include at least 100 participants. Specific interventions included in the review Studies were eligible for inclusion in the review if they examined the practice of routine surveillance mammography and its impact on disease outcomes; addressed other surveillance strategies for breast tumour recurrence; or described follow-up methods after breast cancer treatment. Reference standard test against which the new test was compared The authors did not specify any inclusion criteria for the reference standard

2000 DARE.

200. Mammography screening: mortality rate reduction and screening interval

Mammography screening: mortality rate reduction and screening interval Mammography screening: mortality rate reduction and screening interval Mammography screening: mortality rate reduction and screening interval Harstall C Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Harstall C. Mammography screening: mortality rate reduction (...) and screening interval. Edmonton: Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR). AHFMR HTA Report 21. 2000 Authors' objectives The Alberta Clinical Practice Guidelines Program, as part of its process for updating the clinical practice guidelines (CPG) on breast cancer screening, requested a review of the current evidence. The three objectives of this assessment are to determine the available scientific evidence on: 1. The effective time interval for mammography screening in asymptomatic women

2000 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.