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Early detection of breast cancer the second time around: mammography in women with a personal history of breast cancer

Nehmat Houssami and Diana L Miglioretti
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (9): 439-440.

Australian and US collaborators provide evidence on outcomes of mammographic screening in previously affected women

Nehmat Houssami, MB BS, FAFPHM, PhD, Associate Professor and Principal Research Fellow1
Diana L Miglioretti, PhD, Senior Investigator,2 and Affiliate Professor3
1 Screening and Test Evaluation Program, School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
2 Biostatistics Unit, Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Wash, USA.
3 Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash, USA.
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