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100 [one hundred] years of radiological science
( 1995 )
First organized screening mammography programme in Saudi Arabia: preliminary analysis of pilot round
Akhtar, S.S.; Nadrah, H.M.; Al Habdan, M.A.; El Gabbani, S.A.; El Farouk, G.M.K.; Abdelgadir, M.H.; Al Saigul, A.M. ( 2010 )

The aim of this study was to analyse results of the pilot screening round for Al-Qassim Screening Mammography Programme and compare with international standards. Analysis was conducted in the central screening office in Prince Faisal Oncology Centre, which coordinates activities of various screening units. Data were collected during the period 1 January 2007 to 30 June 2008. Organizational and functional information was obtained from policy and procedure manuals of the programme. Out of 9812 eligible women, 1766 [18%] participated and data were available for 1628 [16.6%]. The median age of participants was 47 [standard deviation 8.12] years. The low uptake rate [18%] and a high recall rate [31.6%] characterized the pilot screening round. Biopsy rate was 1.5% and cancer detection rate was 0.24%. Many performance indicators in this pilot screening round were not available. Many of the available indicators did not meet international standards

Imaging technologies in breast cancer control : report of a WHO meeting, Moscow, 2-4 October 1985
World Health Organization. Cancer Unit ( 1986 )
Métodos de detecci'on en la lucha contra el c'ancer de mama / Anthony B. Miller
Miller, Anthony B ( 1992 )
Research in action: mammography utilization following breast cancer awareness campaigns in Lebanon 2002-05
Adib, S.M.; Sabbah, M.A.; Hlais, S.; Hanna, P. ( 2009 )

Four consecutive annual surveys of 1200 women each were conducted in Lebanon in connection with the National Breast Cancer Awareness campaigns [2002-05] to measure the prevalence of mammography utilization and the impact of these campaigns, and to highlight regional and demographic differences. The utilization of mammography in the previous 12 months was low and increased only slightly over 4 years [from 11% to 18%]. In the 2005 campaign, it was twice as high [25%] in greater Beirut than in mostly rural areas, and among women aged 40-59 years [about 21%] compared with younger [12%] or older [11%] women. In each wave, repeat mammograms were less common than first time screening

The role of screening in the fight against breast cancer / Anthony B. Miller
Miller, Anthony B ( 1992 )
Le rôle du dépistage dans la lutte contre le cancer du sein / Anthony B. Miller
Miller, Anthony B ( 1992 )
WHO position paper on mammography screening
World Health Organization ( 2014 )
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