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The results below represent 326,369 women who should have had at least one mammogram within the previous 24 months. Read More About This Measure

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Gundersen Clinic, Ltd
N=19597
85.14 %
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Marshfield Clinic
N=36380
81.59 %
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UW Health Physicians
N=20898
81.58 %
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ThedaCare Physicians
N=19908
80.44 %
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Prevea Health
N=13692
79.75 %
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NOTE: Corrected results displaying effective 7/26/12
Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare
N=12445 n=9584
77.99 %
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Aurora Health Care Medical Group
N=70634
77.96 %
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Bellin Medical Group
N=10832
76.57 %
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Aurora UW Medical Group
N=3463
75.89 %
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Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire
N=12695
75.79 %
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Dean Clinic
N=22928 n=16540
74.64 %
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ProHealth Care Medical Associates
N=17456
74.56 %
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Monroe Clinic
N=5370
73.89 %
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Columbia St. Mary's Community Physicians
N=21328 n=13107
72.06 %
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Wheaton Franciscan Medical Group
N=23166 n=15216
70.13 %
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Mercy Health System
N=15577 n=9299
64.92 %
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Aurora Advanced Healthcare

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There is convincing evidence that screening with film mammography reduces breast cancer mortality, with a greater absolute reduction for women aged 50 to 74 years than for women aged 40 to 49 years. The strongest evidence for the greatest benefit is among women aged 60 to 69 years. Among women 75 years or older, evidence of benefits of mammography is lacking. Recommended intervals for mammography screening may also vary on an individual basis, but there is a general consensus that every two years is the minimum frequency. However, it is recommended that women speak with their health care providers to determine on an individual basis the age at which to begin and end mammography screening and the frequency of these screenings.

For women who have had sporadic breast cancer the evidence supports regular history, physical examination, and mammography as the cornerstone of appropriate breast cancer follow-up. Women treated with breast-conserving therapy should have their first post-treatment mammogram no earlier than 6 months after definitive radiation therapy. Subsequent mammograms should be obtained every 6 to 12 months for surveillance of abnormalities. Mammography should be performed yearly if stability of mammographic findings is achieved after completion of loco regional therapy.

This measure assesses the percentage of women age 50 through 74 who had a minimum of one breast cancer screening test during the two year measurement period


Disclaimer: Measures reported by WCHQ healthcare organizations represent a specific aspect of care in relation to an evidence-based standard, but are not clinical guidelines and do not establish standards of care.