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Breast Cancer Screening

What was measured?

What percentage of medical group members, women ages 50-69, had a mammogram to test for breast cancer during the past two years?

These results are based on a sample of patient administrative records from the medical group or HMO.

Why is it important?

Checking women for breast cancer is important for finding the cancer early when the chances are better for successful treatment. The mammogram test is the best way to find breast cancer early.
 
Breast Cancer Screening
California Medical Group
  • 0% (worse)
  • (better) 100%
The Permanente Medical Group - North Valley