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[Correspondence] Adjunctive ultrasonography for breast cancer screening

11 Jun 2016

The primary goal of cancer screening is to decrease cancer mortality through detecting cancer at an earlier curable stage. Thus effective screening implies a decrease in the rate of advanced cancers.1 The randomised trial of Noriaki Ohuchi and colleagues2 suggests that the systematic addition of an ultrasonography examination to mammography and clinical breast examination increases the sensitivity of breast screening. Two screening rounds were done, but reported results concerned the first round only.

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