Editorial for “Mammography Screening of Women in Their Forties

The impact of changes in screening guidelines”

Authors

  • Rachel F. Brem MD

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Radiology, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Department of Radiology, George Washington University Medical Center, 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037
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  • See referenced original article on pages 473–80, this issue.

Abstract

Mammographic screening has resulted in ≤44% reduction in breast cancer mortality. Understanding what influences and motivates women to obtain mammograms is critical to achieving the highest compliance rate

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