Mammography

Mammography

Quality determinants of organized breast cancer screening programs in Canada

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English
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Health Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies requirements and conditions for high-quality breast cancer screening. Addresses issues related to the client-centred approach, promotion of and recruitment into the program, retention, quality of mammography, reporting of results, communication of results, follow-up and diagnostic workup, and program evaluation. Also presents, as special projects, results of a survey on quality assurance in Canadian breast screening programs, and details of a proposed study on radiologists’ performance in Canada.

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ISBN 0662339843 (Print)
ISBN 0662339851 (Online)

About mammograms: a woman’s guide

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DisAbled Women's Network Ontario
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DisAbled Women's Network Ontario
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Provides a brief introduction to what a mammogram is and describes six steps to breast health for women. Concludes with a short list of organizations to contact for more information.

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Behind the screens: mammograms

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English
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Janine O'Leary Cobb
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines recent controversies surrounding mammography screening, including effectiveness and it's effect on mortality rates. Article first appeared in "A Friend Indeed," the newsletter for women in menopause and midlife.

Early detection of breast cancer (Chinese)

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Chinese
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Federation of Chinese American and Chinese Canadian Medical Societies

Provides general information on breast cancer, and discusses early detection methods, including mammography, breast examinations done by a doctor, and breast self-examination.

O mea e oa ona iloa e uiga i le lelei ma le aoga o suessuega me susu

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Samoan
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Things to know about quality mammograms (Samoan)
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FDA Los Angeles District
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Los Angeles, CA

Explains what a mammogram is, and what to expect during this procedure, in Samoan.

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Things to know about quality mammograms (Cambodian)

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Cambodian
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FDA Los Angeles District
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Los Angeles, CA

Explains, in Cambodian, what a mammogram is, and what to expect during this procedure.

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Things to know about quality mammograms (Chinese)

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Chinese
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FDA Los Angeles District
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Los Angeles, CA

Explains, in Chinese, what a mammogram is, and what to expect during this procedure.

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Things to know about quality mammograms (Thai)

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Thai
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FDA Los Angeles District
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Los Angeles, CA

Explains, in Thai, what a mammogram is, and what to expect during this procedure.

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Mammography screening controversty

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English
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Online
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Boston Women's Health Book Collective
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Provides a series of articles and web sites that help understand the controversy and provide insight into the politics of the breast cancer industry.

Investigation of lesions detected by mammography

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English
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Author: 
André Robidoux
Françoise Bouchard
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information and recommendations to facilitate decision-making when a mammographic abnormality is detected by screening.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946
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Includes bibliographical references.
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