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Abnormal Result Technologies and Procedures in Breast Cancer Screening Programs in 27 countries, 2007-2008

Country Technologies used in Diagnostic Follow-up of Abnormal Mammogram Centralized Assessment Center for Follow-up? Notification of abnormal mammography results?
Screen-film Mammography Digital Mammography Ultrasound MRI CT (Computerized Tomographic Imaging Fine Needle Aspiration Core Biopsy Open Biopsy
Australia X X X X X Yes Woman telephone; GP mail
Belgium X X X X X X X X No GP telephone; GP mail
Brazil X X X X X Yes
Canada X X X X X X Yes Woman telephone; Woman mail; GP telephone; GP mail
Czech Republic X X X X X X X X No Woman mail
Denmark X X X X X X Yes Woman mail
Finland X X X X X X Yes Woman telephone; Woman mail
France X X X X X X No GP telephone; GP mail
Germany X X X X X X Yes Woman telephone; Woman mail
Hungary X X X X X X Yes Woman mail; GP mail
Iceland X X X X X Yes Woman telephone
Ireland X X X X X X Yes Woman mail; GP mail
Israel X X X X X Yes GP telephone; GP mail; Woman mail
Italy X X X X X X Yes Woman telephone
Japan X X X X X X Yes Woman telephone; Woman mail
Luxembourg X X X X X X X No GP mail
Korea X No Woman telephone; woman mail
Netherlands X X X X X X X X No Woman mail; GP telephone; GP mail
New Zealand X X X X X X Yes Woman telephone; GP telephone; GP mail
Norway X X X X X X X Yes Woman telephone; Woman mail
Portugal X X X X Yes Woman telephone; Woman mail, GP mail
Spain X X X X X X X Yes Woman telephone
Switzerland X X X X X X X No Woman mail; GP mail
Turkey X X X X No Other: Woman face to face recall
United Kingdom X X X X X X Yes Woman mail; GP mail
United States X X X X X X No Woman mail; GP telephone; GP mail
Uruguay X X X X X Yes GP telephone

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