Article first published online: 24 DEC 2010
2003 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health
Volume 48, Issue 6, page ii, November-December 2003
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(2003), ERRATUM. Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health, 48: ii. doi: 10.1111/j.1542-2011.2003.tb04355.x
- Issue published online: 24 DEC 2010
- Article first published online: 24 DEC 2010
The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines noted on page 331 of the September/October issue (Vol. 48, No. 4) in Table 1 should state: USPSTF recommends screening mammography with or without clinical breast examination (CBE), every 1 to 2 years for women aged 40 or older.
Editors Note: The effectiveness of screening mammography in lowering breast cancer mortality has not been conclusively demonstrated. The ideal interval for screening mammograms in women between ages 40 to 49 has not been determined and there is some difference in the guidelines released by professional organizations. ACOG and the American Cancer Society recommend annual screening for this age group. The USPSTF review did not find evidence that annual screening is preferable to biennial screening.
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