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Mammography after treatment for breast cancer

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6955.665b (Published 10 September 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:665
  1. E Grunfeld,
  2. D Mant,
  3. M P Vessey,
  4. D J Cole,
  5. J A Stewart
  1. Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6HE
  2. Department of Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Southampton SO1 6ST University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6HE Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LJ Northamptonshire Centre for Oncology, Northampton General Hospital, Northampton NN1 5BD.

    EDITOR, - The National Breast Screening Programme's guidelines on follow up of women after treatment for breast cancer recommend regular mammographic surveillance of both the treated and contralateral breast.1 This surveillance is the responsibility of the clinician providing follow up. Local screening units will continue to recall women with treated breast cancer aged 50 to 64 at the normal screening interval as part of the national programme. Women over the age of 64 will not be recalled but will be screened on request at the normal interval. But for women under 50, or women whose …

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