The studies in this thesis have investigated, by means of microsimulation modeling, wether breast density, breast cancer family history, age, and common genetic variants in our DNA can be used to optimize and personalize breast cancer screening based on individual risk.

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H.J. de Koning (Harry) , N.T. van Ravesteyn (Nicolien)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Department of Public Health

van den Broek, J. (2019, September 17). Public Health Benefits and Harms of Breast Cancer Screening : Microsimulations informing screening recommendations. Retrieved from