10. Breast Cancer Screening

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi3 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney4
  1. Heidi D. Nelson1,2

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch10

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Nelson, H. D. (2012) Breast Cancer Screening, in Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice (eds K. M. Bellizzi and M. A. Gosney), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA

  2. 4

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departments of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology and Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 97201, USA

  2. 2

    Providence Cancer Center, Providence Health and Services, Portland, OR 97201, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874424

Online ISBN: 9781118312513



  • breast cancer screening;
  • breast imaging technologies;
  • breast cancer risk;
  • BRCA mutations;
  • barriers to cancer, in participation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Risk Assessment

  • Recommendations for High-Risk Women

  • Screening Approaches

  • Conclusions

  • References