Overdiagnosis in mammographic screening for breast cancer in Europe: a literature review

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Donella Puliti, Stephen W Duffy, Guido Miccinesi, Harry de Koning, Elsebeth Lynge, Marco Zappa, Eugenio Paci, EUROSCREEN Working Group

Overdiagnosis, the detection through screening of a breast cancer that would never have been identified in the lifetime of the woman, is an adverse outcome of screening. We aimed to determine an estimate range for overdiagnosis of breast cancer in European mammographic service screening programmes.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Medical Screening
Volume19 Suppl 1
Pages (from-to)42-56
Number of pages15
ISSN0969-1413
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

    Research areas

  • Breast Neoplasms, Diagnostic Errors, Europe, Female, Humans, Mammography

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