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Model of outcomes of screening mammography: Information needs to support informed choices

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7512.350-b (Published 04 August 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:350
  1. Peter C G⊘tzsche, director (pcg@cochrane.dk),
  2. Karsten J J⊘rgensen, physician
  1. Nordic Cochrane Centre, Rigshospitalet, Department 7112, Blegdamsvej 9, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
  2. Nordic Cochrane Centre, Rigshospitalet, Department 7112, Blegdamsvej 9, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

    EDITOR—Barratt et al report that for every 1000 women screened from the age of 50 over 10 years, two fewer will die from breast cancer and 13 more will be diagnosed with breast cancer (corresponding to 63% more cancers, which mostly constitute overdiagnosis).1 Similarly, we found that for every woman who …

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