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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Soares, Deanne; Johnson, Peter
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Article Title
Breast imaging update
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2007
Volume ID
56
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
351-354
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Location/URL
http:; caribbean.scielo.org/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=s0043-31442007000400008&lng=en&nrm=
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Abstract
Screening mammography has been shown to reduce the number of deaths due to breast cancer. Recent data have shown that there is low patient and physician participation in screening mammography in Jamaica. Breast imaging is concerned primarily with early detection of breast cancer. Despite technological advances, mammography continues to play a pivotal role. In this report, the authors will review the available imaging modalities and their role in screening patients for breast cancer as well as the evaluation of the symptomatic patient with particular reference to the situation in Jamaica.....
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