Modelling mammography screening for breast cancer in the Canadian context: Modification and testing of a microsimulation model - ARCHIVED

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The University of Wisconsin Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network breast cancer microsimulation model was adapted to simulate breast cancer incidence and screening performance in Canada. The model considered effects of breast density on the sensitivity and specificity of screening. The model’s ability to predict age-specific incidence of breast cancer was assessed.

Issue Number: 2015012
Author(s): Alagoz, Oguzhan; Lee, Pablo; Mittmann, Nicole; Stout, Natasha K.; Tosteson, Anna N.A.; Trentham-Dietz, Amy; Yaffe, Martin J.

Main Product: Health Reports

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