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Table 6 Overdiagnosis of breast cancer due to annual screening in women aged 40 to 49years.

From: Modelling the overdiagnosis of breast cancer due to mammography screening in womenaged 40 to 49 in the United Kingdom

Overdiagnosis
Scenario % of screen-detected % diagnosed within ages 40 to 49
Base-case 0.7 0.4
Long MST 2.7 2.0
Short MST 0.5 0.3
High sensitivity 0.7 0.4
Low sensitivity 0.5 0.3
High sensitivity, long MST 2.9 2.2
Low sensitivity, long MST 2.7 1.6
  1. Results of sensitivity analysis. Overdiagnosis