Accepted for Publication: January 15, 2013.
Published Online: March 18, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.307
Author Contributions: Dr Kerlikowske had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Kerlikowske, Zhu, Miglioretti, and O’Meara. Acquisition of data: Kerlikowske, Zhu, Geller, and Miglioretti. Analysis and interpretation of data: Kerlikowske, Zhu, Hubbard, Geller, Dittus, Braithwaite, Wernli, Miglioretti, and O’Meara. Drafting of the manuscript: Kerlikowske, Hubbard, Geller, and O’Meara. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Kerlikowske, Zhu, Hubbard, Geller, Dittus, Braithwaite, Wernli, Miglioretti, and O’Meara. Statistical analysis: Zhu, Hubbard, and Miglioretti. Obtained funding: Kerlikowske, Geller, and Miglioretti. Administrative, technical, and material support: Kerlikowske and Dittus. Study supervision: Miglioretti.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This work was supported by the National Cancer Institute–funded Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium cooperative agreement (grants U01CA63740, U01CA86076, U01CA86082, U01CA63736, U01CA70013, U01CA69976, U01CA63731, U01CA70040) and the National Cancer Institute–funded grants RC2CA148577, R03CA150007, and P01 CA107584. The collection of cancer data used in this study was supported in part by several state public health departments and cancer registries throughout the United States For a full description of these sources, please see http://breastscreening.cancer.gov/work/acknowledgement.html.
Disclaimer: The design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; and preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript do not represent those of the National Cancer Institute, and this organization had no role in the final decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: We thank the participating women, mammography facilities, and radiologists for the data they have provided for this study.