MedicalResearch.com Interview with:
Dr Nora Pashayan PhD
Clinical Reader in Applied Health Research
University College London
Dept of Applied Health Research
MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study?
Response: Not all women have the same risk of developing breast cancer and not all women have the same potential to benefit from screening.
If the screening programme takes into account the individual variation in risk, then evidence from different studies indicate that this could improve the efficiency of the screening programme. However, questions remain on what is the best risk-stratified screening strategy, does risk-stratified screening add value for money, and what are benefit and harm trade-offs.(more…)