Breast screening for survivors of breast cancer: A systematic review

This sytematic review inĀ Preventive Medicine explores the outcomes of surveillance mammography in breast cancer survivors. The review included one systematic review and five additional primary studies. Surveillance mammography may possibly reduce breast cancer-specific mortality by increasing early detection, whilst semi-annual mammography is not likely to provide additional benefit. Overall, the authors suggest that based on the evidence, organized screening programs should reassess their guidelines on surveillance mammography and consider including women with a PHBC.   Read the full article here.
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