US sets standards for mammography

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 08 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:75
  1. F B Charatan

    All mammography clinics in the US will have to be accredited by the American College of Radiology, said David Kessler, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), last week. Kessler's announcement, made in a speech to the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America aims to set a national standard for mammography services. About 70% of mammography clinics are already accredited, but women's groups have expressed concern about standards in the rest. An FDA spokesperson said that some clinics were …

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