No Evidence for Age-Based Mammography Cut-Off
The benefit of screening mammography may continue with increasing age up until 90, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, held from Nov. 27 to Dec. 2 in Chicago.
Cindy Lee, M.D., an assistant professor in residence at the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues evaluated data on patient age, mammogram results, recall rates for more testing, biopsy referrals, and biopsy results. The investigators also looked at the percentage of breast cancers found when a biopsy was recommended or performed....