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Mammographic screening detects low-risk tumor biology breast cancers

  • Author(s): Esserman, Laura
  • Van 'T Veer, Laura
  • Kerlikowske, Karla
  • Drukker, CA
  • Schmidt, MK
  • Rutgers, EJT
  • Cardoso, F
  • Esserman, LJ
  • Van, FE
  • Pijnappel, RM
  • Slaets, L
  • Bogaerts, J
  • et al.

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Overdiagnosis of breast cancer, i.e. the detection of slow-growing tumors that would never have caused symptoms or death, became more prevalent with the implementation of population-based screening. Only rough estimates have been made of the proportion of

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