BCDDP


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BCDDP

Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project. A multicentre program that screened 44,241 women in the US who were receiving oestrogen-only hormone replacement therapy.
 
Results
329 women developed ovarian cancer during followup; adjusted for age, menopausal status, and oral contraceptive use, use of oestrogen-only hormones is associated with a 60% increased risk of ovarian cancer.
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STUDY DESIGN AND VALIDITY * This cohort study examined follow-up BCDDP data collected between 1980 and 1995.
In the younger age group, continuing analysis of the HIP and BCDDP data would indicate that the benefit of screening increases with the length of follow up,[4,5,9,10] although there is still lack of agreement due to the marginal cost-benefit ratio.
Breast Cancer Detection Demonstration Project (BCDDP) [9] showed that annual screening of women aged 55-65 years with physical examination and mammography yielded a marginal cost of $22,000 per life year saved.