Comment on: ‘Screening’ for Breast Cancer: Misguided Research Misinforming Public Policies, by O. S. Miettinen

Huwiler, Karin; Thürlimann, Beat; Cerny, Thomas; Zwahlen, Marcel (2015). Comment on: ‘Screening’ for Breast Cancer: Misguided Research Misinforming Public Policies, by O. S. Miettinen. Epidemiologic Methods, 4(1), pp. 15-8. De Gruyter 10.1515/em-2015-0022

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Our commentary of the article “‘Screening’ for Breast Cancer: Misguided Research Misinforming Public Policies” has two main parts. First we address some of the methodological points raised by Professor Miettinen. Then we review more specific aspects of the Swiss Medical Board statement on mammography screening for early detection of breast cancer.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM)

UniBE Contributor:

Zwahlen, Marcel

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 360 Social problems & social services

ISSN:

2161-962X

Publisher:

De Gruyter

Language:

English

Submitter:

Doris Kopp Heim

Date Deposited:

22 Dec 2015 11:54

Last Modified:

06 Jan 2016 13:11

Publisher DOI:

10.1515/em-2015-0022

Uncontrolled Keywords:

cancer screening; evaluation; methodology; mammography screening; Swiss Medical Board

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.74455

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/74455

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