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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Keywords Breast cancer screening, breast density, SNP, breast cancer family history, mammography
Promotor H.J. de Koning (Harry) , N.T. van Ravesteyn (Nicolien)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
ISBN 978-94-6361-305-7
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Note For copyright reasons there is a partial embargo for this dissertation
van den Broek, J.J. (2019, September 17). Public Health Benefits and Harms of Breast Cancer Screening : Microsimulations informing screening recommendations. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from