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From: What is the point: will screening mammography save my life?

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Deaths from breast cancer and lives saved from repeated screening mammography. Figure 3 is a magnification view of Groups C and D from Figure 2. Compared to Figure 1, the nine deaths without screening are the same as the screen-free absolute death risk, while the lives saved are the same as the corresponding reduction in absolute death risk. Four out of 1000 high-risk (double the average risk) women will have their lives saved assuming a 20% relative risk reduction (RRR).

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