Cancer information / Cancer types / Breast / Screening

Advisory Committee on Cancer Statistics. (2013). Canadian Cancer Statistics 2013. Toronto, ON: Canadian Cancer Society.

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC). (2013, February). Organized Breast Cancer Screening Programs in Canada: Report on Program Performance in 2007 and 2008. Toronto, ON: Canadian Partnership Against Cancer.

Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care, Tonelli M, Connor Gorber S, et al. Recommendations on screening for breast cancer in average-risk women aged 40-74 years. (2011, November 22). CMAJ. (Reviewed Edition). Ottawa, ON: Canadian Medical Association (CMA). 183(17):1991-2001 (PMID: 22106103).

Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, Hodgson N, Ciliska D, et al. (2011, October 7). Breast Cancer Screening. Hamilton, ON: McMaster University.

Foxson SB, Lattimer JG & Felder B. Breast cancer. Yarbro, CH, Wujcki D, & Holmes Gobel B. (eds.). (2011). Cancer Nursing: Principles and Practice. (7th Edition). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. 48: pp. 1091-1145.

Gotzsche PC, Jorgensen KJ. Screening for breast cancer with mammography. The Cochrane Collaboration. (2013, June). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. John Wiley & Sons. 6:CD001877 (PMID: 23737396).

Harris R, Yeatts J, Kinsinger L. Breast cancer screening for women ages 50 to 69 years a systematic review of observational evidence. (2011, September). Preventive Medicine. Elsevier. 53(3):108-14 (PMID: 21820465).

Health Canada. (2007, January 30). It's Your Health: Mammography. Ottawa, ON: Health Canada.

Lauby-Secreten B, Scoccianti C, Loomis D, Benbrahim-Tallaa L, Bouvard V, Bianchini F, Straif K. Breast cancer screening - viewpoint of the IARC Working Group. (2015, June 3). New England Journal of Medicine. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMsr1504363. Retrieved from:

Marmot MG, Altman DG, Cameron DA, et al. The benefits and harms of breast cancer screening: an independent review. (2013, June 11). British Journal of Cancer (BJC). Nature Publishing Group. 108(11):2205-40 (PMID: 23744281).

National Cancer Institute. (2013, October 30). Breast Cancer Screening (PDQ®) Health Professional Version. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute.

Nelson HD, Tyne K, Naik A, et al. (2009, November). Screening for Breast Cancer: Systematic Evidence Review Update for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Evidence Review Update No. 74. (PMID: 20722173).

Public Health Agency of Canada. (2009). Information on Mammography for Women Aged 40 and Older: A Decision Aid for Breast Cancer Screening in Canada. Ottawa, ON: Public Health Agency of Canada.

World Health Organization. (2013). Breast Cancer: Prevention and Control. Geneva: World Health Organization (WHO).