Breast Ultrasound and Mammography in Screening Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00072501|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 6, 2003
Last Update Posted : October 30, 2012
RATIONALE: Screening tests such as ultrasound and mammography may help doctors detect cancer cells early and plan more effective treatment for breast cancer. It is not yet known whether ultrasound is more effective than mammography in detecting breast cancer.
PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying breast ultrasound to see how well it works compared to mammography in detecting cancer in women who are at high risk for breast cancer.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Breast Cancer||Procedure: breast imaging study Procedure: comparison of screening methods Procedure: magnetic resonance imaging Procedure: radiomammography Procedure: ultrasound imaging||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Official Title:||Screening Breast Ultrasound in High-Risk Women|
|Study Start Date :||April 2004|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||April 2012|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00072501
|Study Chair:||Wendie A. Berg, MD, PhD||Johns Hopkins at Green Spring Station|