This Practice Pearl describes an approach to screening mammography for average-risk women that encourages the use of shared decision-making that addresses benefits (early diagnosis and decreased mortality) and potential harms (false positives and overdiagnosis/overtreatment) in determining screening mammography initiation, frequency, and duration for women at average risk of breast cancer.
1University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville
2University of Virginia School of Medicine
3Duke University School of Medicine.
Accepted 18 September, 2017