PDQ (Physician Data Query) is the National Cancer Institute’s source of comprehensive cancer information. It contains peer-reviewed, evidence-based cancer information summaries on treatment, supportive care, screening, prevention, genetics, and complementary and alternative medicine. The summaries are regularly updated by six editorial boards. The following PDQ summaries were recently updated:
Elmore JG, Nelson HD, Pepe MS, et al.: Variability in Pathologists' Interpretations of Individual Breast Biopsy Slides: A Population Perspective. Ann Intern Med 164 (10): 649-55, 2016.
Elmore JG, Tosteson AN, Pepe MS, et al.: Evaluation of 12 strategies for obtaining second opinions to improve interpretation of breast histopathology: simulation study. BMJ 353: i3069, 2016.
The PDQ Breast Cancer Screening summary was updated to include results of a study looking at the variability of pathologists’ diagnoses on the interpretation of breast biopsy specimens and...