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released: 1 Jul 1990 author: NHTAP

This report was prepared in response to a request from the Breast Cancer Screening Evaluation Coordination Committee of the Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council. It was intended as a guide to assist in future decisions on equipment for screening mammography.

ISSN 1034 6481; ISBN 978 0 642 15379 1; Cat. no. AIHW 297; 22pp.; OUT OF PRINT

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  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Mammography techniques  
  • Mammography in comparison with other  possible  breast cancer screening techniques  
  • Specifications for mammography units   
  • Existing mammography units in Australia
  • Quality assurance   
  • Conclusions and  recommendations
  • References  
  • Appendix 1

Recommended citation

NHTAP 1990. Screening mammography technology. Health care technology series no. 3. Cat. no. AIHW 297. Canberra: AIHW.

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