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Benchmarks for Abnormal Screening Mammography Interpretations from 1996 - 2005 --- based on BCSC data as of 2007*
You are viewing the 2007 collection of this data. Data from other times are also available:
Numbers are frequencies unless otherwise indicated.
* Includes examinations for radiologists with minimum numbers of cases in a given column as designated; excludes examinations for which the radiologist is unknown
‡ Recall rate = The percentage of examinations interpreted as abnormal (BI-RADS category 0,4,5 or 3 with a recommendation for immediate work-up)
§ PPV1 = The percentage of examinations with an abnormal interpretation that results in a tissue diagnosis of cancer within 1 year
|| PPV2 = The percentage of examinations interpreted as suspicious or highly suggestive of malignancy (BI-RADS 4,5) that results in a tissue diagnosis of cancer within 1 year
# PPV3 = The percentage of known biopsies performed as a result of an examination interpreted as suspicious or highly suggestive of malignancy (BI-RADS 4,5) that results in a tissue diagnosis of cancer within 1 year
Table numbers last updated September 19, 2007. The following source must be cited when reproducing this table: NCI-funded Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium co-operative agreement (U01CA63740, U01CA86076, U01CA86082, U01CA63736, U01CA70013, U01CA69976, U01CA63731, U01CA70040). Downloaded xx/xx/xxxx from the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium Web site - http://breastscreening.cancer.gov/statistics/benchmarks/screening/2007/table5.html .
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