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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Breast Neoplasm
and you are
between 47 and 69
years old
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The purpose

To trial the provision of full information on the benefits and risks of mammography in women that are eligible for breast screening. The knowledge many women have of mammography is not reflective of the recent change in evidence; it is often missing information on over-diagnosis and over-detection. Women tend to overestimate their risk of breast cancer and the benefits of breast screening. In addition, universal breast screening programs are biased towards emphasizing screening. However, a mammogram is not a perfect test and there is no right or wrong decision about whether to have a screening mammogram. It is an individual woman's decision to make. To understand the effect of changing information to reflect the potential for over-diagnosis and over-treatment, we will carry out a pragmatic controlled trial of implementation of balanced information on mammography in family practice.

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02914197. The sponsor of the trial is McMaster University and it is looking for 608 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Giving Information on the Risks and Limitations of Mammography Screening (GIRLS): a Randomized Controlled Trial