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Breast Cancer Screening

Learn about the steps that high-risk women can take to manage their risk and protect their health.

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Estimated Risk of Radiation-Induced Breast Cancer From Mammographic Screening for Young BRCA Mutation Carriers
Amy Berrington de Gonzalez, Christine D. Berg, Kala Visvanathan, Mark Robson. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Vol. 101, Number 3, p. 205 - 209.

Long-term results of screening with magnetic resonance imaging in women with BRCA mutations
Passaperuma K, Warner E, Causer PA, Hill KA, Messner S, Wong JW, Jong RA, Wright FC, Yaffe MJ, Ramsay EA, Balasingham S, Verity L, Eisen A, Curpen B, Shumak R, Plewes DB, Narod SA.

Br J Cancer. 2012 Jun 26;107(1):24-30. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2012.204. Epub 2012 May 15.

Prospective study of breast cancer incidence in women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation under surveillance with and without magnetic resonance imaging
Warner E, Hill K, Causer P, Plewes D, Jong R, Yaffe M, Foulkes WD, Ghadirian P, Lynch H, Couch F, Wong J, Wright F, Sun P, Narod SA.

J Clin Oncol. 2011 May 1;29(13):1664-9. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2009.27.0835. Epub 2011 Mar 28.

Multicenter surveillance of women at high genetic breast cancer risk using mammography, ultrasonography, and contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (the high breast cancer risk italian 1 study): final results
Sardanelli F, Podo F, Santoro F, Manoukian S, Bergonzi S, Trecate G, Vergnaghi D, Federico M, Cortesi L, Corcione S, Morassut S, Di Maggio C, Cilotti A, Martincich L, Calabrese M, Zuiani C, Preda L, Bonanni B, Carbonaro LA, Contegiacomo A, Panizza P, Di Cesare E, Savarese A, Crecco M, Turchetti D, Tonutti M, Belli P, Maschio AD; High Breast Cancer
Risk Italian 1 (HIBCRIT-1) Study.

Invest Radiol. 2011 Feb;46(2):94-105. doi: 10.1097/RLI.0b013e3181f3fcdf.