Performance of diagnostic mammography differs in the United States and Denmark

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Performance of diagnostic mammography differs in the United States and Denmark. / Jensen, Allan; Geller, Berta M; Gard, Charlotte C; Miglioretti, Diana L; Yankaskas, Bonnie; Carney, Patricia A; Rosenberg, Robert D; Vejborg, Ilse; Lynge, Elsebeth; Jensen, Allan; Geller, Berta M; Gard, Charlotte C; Miglioretti, Diana L; Yankaskas, Bonnie; Carney, Patricia A; Rosenberg, Robert D; Vejborg, Ilse; Lynge, Elsebeth.

In: International Journal of Cancer, Vol. 127, No. 8, 15.10.2010, p. 1905-12.

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Jensen, A, Geller, BM, Gard, CC, Miglioretti, DL, Yankaskas, B, Carney, PA, Rosenberg, RD, Vejborg, I, Lynge, E, Jensen, A, Geller, BM, Gard, CC, Miglioretti, DL, Yankaskas, B, Carney, PA, Rosenberg, RD, Vejborg, I & Lynge, E 2010, 'Performance of diagnostic mammography differs in the United States and Denmark', International Journal of Cancer, vol. 127, no. 8, pp. 1905-12. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.25198, https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.25198

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Jensen, A., Geller, B. M., Gard, C. C., Miglioretti, D. L., Yankaskas, B., Carney, P. A., ... Lynge, E. (2010). Performance of diagnostic mammography differs in the United States and Denmark. International Journal of Cancer, 127(8), 1905-12. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.25198, https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.25198

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Jensen A, Geller BM, Gard CC, Miglioretti DL, Yankaskas B, Carney PA et al. Performance of diagnostic mammography differs in the United States and Denmark. International Journal of Cancer. 2010 Oct 15;127(8):1905-12. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.25198, https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.25198

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Jensen, Allan ; Geller, Berta M ; Gard, Charlotte C ; Miglioretti, Diana L ; Yankaskas, Bonnie ; Carney, Patricia A ; Rosenberg, Robert D ; Vejborg, Ilse ; Lynge, Elsebeth ; Jensen, Allan ; Geller, Berta M ; Gard, Charlotte C ; Miglioretti, Diana L ; Yankaskas, Bonnie ; Carney, Patricia A ; Rosenberg, Robert D ; Vejborg, Ilse ; Lynge, Elsebeth. / Performance of diagnostic mammography differs in the United States and Denmark. In: International Journal of Cancer. 2010 ; Vol. 127, No. 8. pp. 1905-12.

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title = "Performance of diagnostic mammography differs in the United States and Denmark",
abstract = "Diagnostic mammography is the primary imaging modality to diagnose breast cancer. However, few studies have evaluated variability in diagnostic mammography performance in communities, and none has done so between countries. We compared diagnostic mammography performance in community-based settings in the United States and Denmark. The performance of 93,585 diagnostic mammograms from 180 facilities contributing data to the US Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC) from 1999 to 2001 was compared to that of all 51,313 diagnostic mammograms performed at Danish clinics in 2000. We used the imaging workup's final assessment to determine sensitivity, specificity and an estimate of accuracy: area under the receiver-operating characteristics (ROCs) curve (AUC). Diagnostic mammography had slightly higher sensitivity in the United States (85{\%}) than in Denmark (82{\%}). In contrast, it had higher specificity in Denmark (99{\%}) than in the United States (93{\%}). The AUC was high in both countries: 0.91 in United States and 0.95 in Denmark. Denmark's higher accuracy may result from supplementary ultrasound examinations, which are provided to 74{\%} of Danish women but only 37{\%} to 52{\%} of US women. In addition, Danish mammography facilities specialize in either diagnosis or screening, possibly leading to greater diagnostic mammography expertise in facilities dedicated to symptomatic patients. Performance of community-based diagnostic mammography settings varied markedly between the 2 countries, indicating that it can be further optimized.",
author = "Allan Jensen and Geller, {Berta M} and Gard, {Charlotte C} and Miglioretti, {Diana L} and Bonnie Yankaskas and Carney, {Patricia A} and Rosenberg, {Robert D} and Ilse Vejborg and Elsebeth Lynge and Allan Jensen and Geller, {Berta M} and Gard, {Charlotte C} and Miglioretti, {Diana L} and Bonnie Yankaskas and Carney, {Patricia A} and Rosenberg, {Robert D} and Ilse Vejborg and Elsebeth Lynge",
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AU - Carney, Patricia A

AU - Rosenberg, Robert D

AU - Vejborg, Ilse

AU - Lynge, Elsebeth

AU - Jensen, Allan

AU - Geller, Berta M

AU - Gard, Charlotte C

AU - Miglioretti, Diana L

AU - Yankaskas, Bonnie

AU - Carney, Patricia A

AU - Rosenberg, Robert D

AU - Vejborg, Ilse

AU - Lynge, Elsebeth

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N2 - Diagnostic mammography is the primary imaging modality to diagnose breast cancer. However, few studies have evaluated variability in diagnostic mammography performance in communities, and none has done so between countries. We compared diagnostic mammography performance in community-based settings in the United States and Denmark. The performance of 93,585 diagnostic mammograms from 180 facilities contributing data to the US Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC) from 1999 to 2001 was compared to that of all 51,313 diagnostic mammograms performed at Danish clinics in 2000. We used the imaging workup's final assessment to determine sensitivity, specificity and an estimate of accuracy: area under the receiver-operating characteristics (ROCs) curve (AUC). Diagnostic mammography had slightly higher sensitivity in the United States (85%) than in Denmark (82%). In contrast, it had higher specificity in Denmark (99%) than in the United States (93%). The AUC was high in both countries: 0.91 in United States and 0.95 in Denmark. Denmark's higher accuracy may result from supplementary ultrasound examinations, which are provided to 74% of Danish women but only 37% to 52% of US women. In addition, Danish mammography facilities specialize in either diagnosis or screening, possibly leading to greater diagnostic mammography expertise in facilities dedicated to symptomatic patients. Performance of community-based diagnostic mammography settings varied markedly between the 2 countries, indicating that it can be further optimized.

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