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Conspiracy of Hope

Conspiracy of Hope
  • Author : Renee Pellerin
  • Publsiher : Anonim
  • Release : 02 October 2018
  • ISBN : 9781773100388
  • Pages : 282 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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For decades, women have been told that mammograms save lives. Yet many scientists say that this is in fact not true. Conspiracy of Hope reveals how breast cancer screening was introduced in the US before there was any good evidence it made any difference, and an unfounded belief in early detection caught on quickly in Canada and other developed countries. Today the evidence is starkly clear. Screening does more harm than good. Still women, and their doctors, continue to buy into a myth perpetuated by greed, fear, and wishful thinking. Conspiracy of Hope illustrates how a vortex of interests came together to make breast screening standard medical practice and why it's so hard to persuade them they are wrong. The radiologists, the imaging machinery manufacturers, and the pink ribbon charities are all part of that story. It is a tale of back-stabbing and intrigue, of exploiting fear and hope, while distorting and misrepresenting the evidence. Or simply ignoring it.


Conspiracy of Hope

Conspiracy of Hope
  • Author : Renee Pellerin
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 02 October 2018
GET THIS BOOKConspiracy of Hope

For decades, women have been told that mammograms save lives. Yet many scientists say that this is in fact not true. Conspiracy of Hope reveals how breast cancer screening was introduced in the US before there was any good evidence it made any difference, and an unfounded belief in early detection caught on quickly in Canada and other developed countries. Today the evidence is starkly clear. Screening does more harm than good. Still women, and their doctors, continue to buy

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Early Detection of Breast Cancer

Early Detection of Breast Cancer
  • Author : S. Brünner,B. Langfeldt,P. E. Andersen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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The enormous expansion seen over the last decade in the mammo graphic detection of breast cancer lesions, especially the use of screen ing procedures for the early detection of clinically unsuspected tumors, has made it necessary to summarize the experience made by various centers in the world. The 2nd International Copenhagen Symposium on Detection of Breast Cancer afforded an opportunity of gathering scientists from all over the world to discuss the various problems of early breast cancer detection with special

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Breast Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Screening
  • Author : Nehmat Houssami,Diana Miglioretti
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 02 March 2016
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Breast Cancer Screening: Making Sense of Complex and Evolving Evidence covers broad aspects of breast cancer screening specifically focusing on current evidence, emerging evidence, and issues that will be critical for future breast screening practice such as tailored screening and shared decision-making in breast screening. The scope of the book is relevant to a global audience. This book provides balanced perspectives on this increasingly controversial topic, using scientific evidence to explain the evolution of knowledge relating to breast cancer screening.

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Mammography Screening

Mammography Screening
  • Author : Peter Gotzsche
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 29 June 2021
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'This book gives plenty of examples of ad hominem attacks, intimidation, slander, threats of litigation, deception, dishonesty, lies and other violations of good scientific practice. For some years I kept a folder labeled Dishonesty in breast cancer screening on top of my filing cabinet, storing articles and letters to the editor that contained statements I knew were dishonest. Eventually I gave up on the idea of writing a paper about this collection, as the number of examples quickly exceeded what

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Saving Women's Lives

Saving Women's Lives
  • Author : National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Policy and Global Affairs,Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy,National Cancer Policy Board,Committee on New Approaches to Early Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 18 April 2005
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The outlook for women with breast cancer has improved in recent years. Due to the combination of improved treatments and the benefits of mammography screening, breast cancer mortality has decreased steadily since 1989. Yet breast cancer remains a major problem, second only to lung cancer as a leading cause of death from cancer for women. To date, no means to prevent breast cancer has been discovered and experience has shown that treatments are most effective when a cancer is detected early,

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Early Breast Cancer

Early Breast Cancer
  • Author : John R Benson,Gerald P.H. Gui,Todd Tuttle
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 January 2013
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First Prize, BMA Medical Book Awards 2013 Breast cancers are now detected earlier and are thus more likely to be confined to the breast itself and regional nodes. Many of these tumours will have minimal proclivity for hematogenous dissemination and formation of micrometastases. On the other hand, some patients have micrometastatic diseases which can remain dormant and be activated many years after initial diagnosis. Early Breast Cancer: From Screening to Multidisciplinary Management discusses the principles and practice of breast cancer management

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Mammography and Beyond

Mammography and Beyond
  • Author : National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Commission on Life Sciences,National Cancer Policy Board,Committee on the Early Detection of Breast Cancer
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 04 June 2001
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X-ray mammography screening is the current mainstay for early breast cancer detection. It has been proven to detect breast cancer at an earlier stage and to reduce the number of women dying from the disease. However, it has a number of limitations. These current limitations in early breast cancer detection technology are driving a surge of new technological developments, from modifications of x-ray mammography such as computer programs that can indicate suspicious areas, to newer methods of detection such as

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Breast Tomosynthesis E-Book

Breast Tomosynthesis E-Book
  • Author : Liane E Philpotts,Regina J Hooley
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 02 November 2016
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The use of tomosynthesis in breast imaging is growing rapidly due to its superior ability to identify and characterize normal findings, benign lesions, and breast cancer, as well as its optimal performance with dense breast tissue. Providing unparalleled coverage of this breakthrough breast imaging modality, Breast Tomosynthesis explains how this new modality can lead to enhanced interpretation and better patient outcomes. This new reference is an indispensable guide for today's practitioner looking to keep abreast of the latest developments with

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Artificial Intelligence in Breast Cancer Early Detection and Diagnosis

Artificial Intelligence in Breast Cancer Early Detection and Diagnosis
  • Author : Khalid Shaikh,Sabitha Krishnan,Rohit Thanki
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 04 December 2020
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This book provides an introduction to next generation smart screening technology for medical image analysis that combines artificial intelligence (AI) techniques with digital screening to develop innovative methods for detecting breast cancer. The authors begin with a discussion of breast cancer, its characteristics and symptoms, and the importance of early screening.They then provide insight on the role of artificial intelligence in global healthcare, screening methods for breast cancer using mammogram, ultrasound, and thermogram images, and the potential benefits of

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Screening for Breast Cancer

Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 26 June 2022
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BACKGROUND: This systematic review is an update of new evidence since the 2002 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation on breast cancer screening. PURPOSE: To determine the effectiveness of mammography screening in decreasing breast cancer mortality among average-risk women age 40-49 years and 70 years and older; the effectiveness of clinical breast examination (CBE) and breast self examination (BSE) in decreasing breast cancer mortality among women of any age; and harms of screening with mammography, CBE, and BSE. DATA SOURCES: The

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Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis
  • Author : Mahesh K Shetty
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 19 September 2014
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This book presents the current trends and practices in breast imaging. Topics include mammographic interpretation; breast ultrasound; breast MRI; management of the symptomatic breast in young, pregnant and lactating women; breast intervention with imaging pathological correlation; the postoperative breast and current and emerging technologies in breast imaging. It emphasizes the importance of fostering a multidisciplinary approach in the diagnosis and treatment of breast diseases. Featuring more than 800 high-resolution images and showcasing contributions from leading authorities in the screening, diagnosis and

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Digital Mammography

Digital Mammography
  • Author : Peter Hogg,Judith Kelly,Claire Mercer
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 17 February 2015
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This book offers a single publication to be utilised comprehensively as a reference manual within current mammographic clinical practice for use by assistant practitioners and practitioners as well as trainees in radiography and related disciplines. In recent years mammographic clinical practice and technology have evolved rapidly and become increasingly sophisticated, this book will cover these issues. The public feel increasingly empowered to ‘have a say’ in their care and expectations of their mammography experience is high. Consequently a well-trained, well-informed

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Cancer Prevention and Screening

Cancer Prevention and Screening
  • Author : Rosalind A. Eeles,Christine D. Berg,Jeffrey S. Tobias
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 15 August 2018
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Cancer Prevention and Screening offers physicians and all clinical healthcare professionals a comprehensive, useful source of the latest information on cancer screening and prevention with both a global and a multidisciplinary perspective. Includes background information on epidemiology, cancer prevention, and cancer screening, for quick reference Offers the latest information for clinical application of the most recent techniques in prevention and screening of all major and many lesser cancer types Emphasises the importance of multidisciplinary teamwork in cancer screening Highlights frequent

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Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention

Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention
  • Author : Jonathan D. Pegg
  • Publisher : Nova Biomedical Books
  • Release : 26 June 2022
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This book presents and discusses research in the study of breast cancer diagnosis and prevention. Topics discussed include strategies for the prevention of breast cancer; health benefits and breast cancer screenings; access to mammography facilities; the reduction in the risk of human breast cancer by selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors and breast cancer perceptions and knowledge among women living in a rural community.

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Breast MRI for High-risk Screening

Breast MRI for High-risk Screening
  • Author : Francesco Sardanelli,Franca Podo
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 13 October 2020
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This book offers a comprehensive overview of the use of breast MRI for screening high-risk women, including those with familial-genetic hereditary predisposition and previous chest radiation therapy, typically lymphoma survivors. It discusses the historical background of studies and research that provided the body of evidence in favor of MRI screening of these women. Technical and clinical topics are treated in dedicated chapters, including models for individualized risk estimation, radiogenomics of breast cancer in high-risk women, computer-aided detection/diagnosis and machine

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