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Factors that Affect the Accuracy of Mammograms

 
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Factors Affecting the Accuracy of Mammograms Tyler Olson/Fotolia

https://www.empowher.com/breast-cancer/content/acs-changed-guidelines-how-often-should-mammograms-be-done-now

Mayo Clinic. Tests and Procedures Mammogram. October 27 2015.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/mammogram/basics/risks/prc-20012723

Susan G. Komen. Accuracy of Mammograms. October 27. 2015
http://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/AccuracyofMammograms.html

Susan G. Komen. Table 31 Digital Mammography vs. Film Mammography. November 2 2015.
http://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/Table31Digitalmammographyversusstandardmammographyforbreastcancerscreening.html#sthash.wz1RGgui.dpuf

University of Colorado Health Memorial Hospital. How accurate are mammograms? October 27, 2015.
http://www.memorialbreastcenter.org/how-accurate-are-mammograms

Reviewed November 4, 2015
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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