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Studies from 2012 Quality Care Symposium highlight findings in improving quality of cancer care
Date:11/28/2012

an G. Komen for the Cure.

Abstract #298

Short-term outcomes of implementation of computer-based breast cancer risk assessment program during screening mammography

Debra M. Ray, MD
Leon Hess Cancer Center and Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center
Long Branch, N.J.

General Poster Session B

Saturday, December 1, 2012, 12:30-2:00 PM PST
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Douglas Pavilion C

"High risk breast cancer screening is very time-consuming and expensive, so we want to make sure that we are targeting the appropriate patients. This study offers a computer-based model for identifying women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer at the point of care at the time of screening mammography. "

- Jyoti Patel, MD, ASCO Cancer Communications Committee


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Contact: Aaron Tallent
Aaron.Tallent@asco.org
619-358-6782
American Society of Clinical Oncology
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