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Table 5 Comparison of the distribution in the dense BI-RADS categories and the corresponding costs (in supplemental screens per interval cancer detected) for BI-RADS stratification of this work and of other studies

From: Investigating the feasibility of stratified breast cancer screening using a masking risk predictor

  Kerlikowske et al. [12] Kerlikowske et al. [18] This work
Percent Cost Percent Cost Percent Cost
Interval cancer All women Interval cancer Cancer-free Interval cancer Cancer-free
BI-RADS 4 14.8 8.0 892 27.9 8.5 508 13.6 9.3 1140
BI-RADS 3 55.4 39.4   45.6 33.3   50.0 33.3  
BI-RADS 3 + 4 70.2 47.4 1124 73.5 41.8 948 63.6 42.6 1117