Publication Abstract

Authors: Velken EB, Sager EM

Title: [Utilization of mammography--who will come and why?].

Journal: Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 114(13):1539-40

Date: 1994 May 20

Abstract: Mammography has been used to detect early stages of breast cancer in women over the age of 40 years. Nationally organized mammography screening has not been initiated in Norway, but women have the possibility of undergoing mammography at many hospitals and private institutions. This article describes the use of mammography at Røntgensenteret, a private institute, from January to July 1992. Women in the age group 40 to 50 years were the most frequent users. The most important reason for the women undergoing mammography was a recommendation from their physician. Living near to the examination unit was also an important factor.