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Using medical imaging for a comprehensive breast cancer screening program Volume 96, issue 11, novembre 2009

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Institut Bergonié, 229, cours de L’argonne, 33000 Bordeaux, France

We described here the national breast cancer-screening program that is used, in France, today. First we depict official rules and regulations along with the organization needed to screen a whole population. Then, a technical assessment is made on the efficacy and limits on mammography analyses leading to tumor classification. Finally, an evaluation of the program is discussed.