One and two view mammography in breast cancer

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7029.508b (Published 24 February 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:508

Are carcinomas detected by one and two view mammography similar?

  1. A H S Lee,
  2. L G Bobrow,
  3. R R Millis
  1. Research fellow Consultant Consultant Hedley Atkins Pathology Laboratory, ICRF Clinical Oncology Unit, Guy's Hospital, London SE1 9RT

    EDITOR,—Nicholas Wald and colleagues detected 24% more carcinomas with two view mammography than with one view mammography in the prevalence round of breast cancer screening, and they recommend that two view mammography should be standard practice.1 They calculate the potential effect of this on mortality. Implicit in such calculations is the assumption that the …

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