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Risk-adjusted Breast Cancer Screening Strategies 

The incidence of breast cancer is increasing worldwide. Population-based screening is available in many countries but is often not the most efficient use of resources. Therefore, interest in risk-adjusted screening programs has increased in recent years. 1 Models to predict the risk of a woman to develop breast cancer in her lifetime are taking the of individual breast density as well as inherited genetic variants into consideration. 2 In the future, the goal is to be able to make personalized screening authoritative recommendations on when a woman should start and stop screening and how often it should be performed. 1 

In the following videos, clinical experts present the role of breast imaging and artificial intelligence for risk-adjusted breast screening. A special focus is put on breast density and how to measure it objectively.