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Publications: 2000-Present

  Holmberg L, Wong YN, Tabár L, Ringberg A, Karlsson P, Arnesson LG, Sandelin K, Anderson H, Garmo H, Emdin S.
Mammography casting-type calcification and risk of local recurrence in DCIS: analyses from a randomised study.
Br J Cancer. 2013 Jan 31. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2013.26

Tabár L, Dean PB
Mammography's alleged harms: Separating fact from fiction. 2012 Dec 13

Pekar G, Hofmeyer S, Tabár L, Tarján M, Chen TH, Yen AM, Chiu SY, Hellberg D, Gere M, Tot T. 

Multifocal breast cancer documented in large-format histology sections: Long-term follow-up results by molecular phenotypes. 
Cancer. 2012 Dec 27. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27877. 

Tabár L, Dean PB, Lindhe N, Ingvarsson M. 
The ongoing revolution in breast imaging calls for a similar revolution in breast pathology. 
Int J Breast Cancer. 2012;2012:489345. doi: 10.1155/2012/489345. Epub 2012 Sep 30. 

Smith RA, Duffy SW, Tabár L. 
Breast cancer screening: the evolving evidence. 
Oncology (Williston Park). 2012 May;26(5):471-5, 479-81, 485-6. Review. 

Yen AM, Duffy SW, Chen TH, Chen LS, Chiu SY, Fann JC, Wu WY, Su CW, Smith RA, Tabár L.
Long-term incidence of breast cancer by trial arm in one county of the Swedish Two-County Trial of mammographic screening. 
Cancer. 2012 May 17. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27580 

Tarján M, Chen HH, Tot T, Wu W, Lenngren A, Dean PB, Tabár L. 
Improved differentiation between ductal and acinar prostate cancer using three-dimensional histology and biomarkers. 
Scand J Urol Nephrol. 2012 Aug;46(4):258-66. Epub 2012 Apr 23. 

Bock K, Borisch B, Cawson J, Damtjernhaug B, de Wolf C, Dean P, den Heeten A, Doyle G, Fox R, Frigerio A, Gilbert F, Hecht G, Heindel W, Heywang-Köbrunner SH, Holland R, Jones F, Lernevall A, Madai S, Mairs A, Muller J, Nisbet P, O'Doherty A, Patnick J, Perry N, Regitz-Jedermann L, Rickard M, Rodrigues V, Del Turco MR, Scharpantgen A, Schwartz W, Seradour B, Skaane P, Tabár L, Tornberg S, Ursin G, Van Limbergen E, Vandenbroucke A, Warren LJ, Warwick L, Yaffe M, Zappa M. 
Effect of population-based screening on breast cancer mortality. 
Lancet. 2011 Nov 19;378(9805):1775-6. 

Lander MR, Tabár L. 
Automated 3-D breast ultrasound as a promising adjunctive screening tool for examining dense breast tissue. 
Semin Roentgenol. 2011 Oct;46(4):302-8. Review. 

Tabár L, Vitak B, Chen TH, Yen AM, Cohen A, Tot T, Chiu SY, Chen SL, Fann JC, Rosell J, Fohlin H, Smith RA, Duffy SW. 
Swedish two-county trial: impact of mammographic screening on breast cancer mortality during 3 decades.
Radiology. 2011 Sep;260(3):658-63. Epub 2011 Jun 28. 

Tot T, Gere M, Pekár G, Tarján M, Hofmeyer S, Hellberg D, Lindquist D, Chen TH, Yen AM, Chiu SY, Tabár L.
Breast cancer multifocality, disease extent, and survival. 
Hum Pathol. 2011 Nov;42(11):1761-9. Epub 2011 Jun 12. 

Tabár L, Dean PB. 
A new era in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. 
Breast J. 2010 Sep-Oct;16 Suppl 1:S2-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4741.2010.00992.x. 

Tot T, Tabár L. 
The role of radiological-pathological correlation in diagnosing early breast cancer: the pathologist's perspective.
Virchows Arch. 2011 Feb;458(2):125-31. Epub 2010 Nov 3. Review. 

Hellquist BN, Duffy SW, Abdsaleh S, Björneld L, Bordás P, Tabár L, Viták B, Zackrisson S, Nyström L, Jonsson H. 
Effectiveness of population-based service screening with mammography for women ages 40 to 49 years: evaluation of the Swedish Mammography Screening in Young Women (SCRY) cohort. 
Cancer. 2011 Feb 15;117(4):714-22. doi: 10.1002/cncr.25650. Epub 2010 Sep 29. 

Chen LS, Yen AM, Duffy SW, Tabár L, Lin WC, Chen HH. 
Computer-aided system of evaluation for population-based all-in-one service screening (CASE-PASS): from study design to outcome analysis with bias adjustment. 
Ann Epidemiol. 2010 Oct;20(10):786-96. 

Pashayan N, Pharoah P, Tabár L, Neal DE, Martin RM, Donovan J, Hamdy F, Duffy SW. 
Validation of a modelling approach for estimating the likely effectiveness of cancer screening using cancer data on prevalence screening and incidence. 
Cancer Epidemiol. 2011 Apr;35(2):139-44. Epub 2010 Aug 16. 

Chiu SY, Duffy S, Yen AM, Tabár L, Smith RA, Chen HH. 
Effect of baseline breast density on breast cancer incidence, stage, mortality, and screening parameters: 25-year follow-up of a Swedish mammographic screening. 
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2010 May;19(5):1219-28. Epub 2010 Apr 20. 

Duffy SW, Tabár L, Olsen AH, Vitak B, Allgood PC, Chen TH, Yen AM, Smith RA. 
Absolute numbers of lives saved and overdiagnosis in breast cancer screening, from a randomized trial and from the Breast Screening Programme in England. 
J Med Screen. 2010;17(1):25-30. Erratum in: J Med Screen. 2010 Jun;17(2):106. 

Holmberg L, Duffy SW, Yen AM, Tabár L, Vitak B, Nyström L, Frisell J. 
Differences in endpoints between the Swedish W-E (two county) trial of mammographic screening and the Swedish overview: methodological consequences.
J Med Screen. 2009;16(2):73-80. 

Tabár L, Dean PB. 
Thirty years of experience with mammography screening: a new approach to the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. 
Breast Cancer Res. 2008;10 Suppl 4:S3. Epub 2008 Dec 18. 

Duffy SW, Tabár L, Chen TH, Yen AM, Dean PB, Smith RA. 
What information should be given to women invited for mammographic screening for breast cancer? 
Womens Health (Lond Engl). 2006 Nov;2(6):829-33. 

The Swedish Organized Service Screening Evaluation Group. Duffy SW, Tabár L, Tony H.H. Chen et al. 
Reduction in Breast Cancer Mortality from Organized Service Screening with Mammography: 1. Further Confirmation with Extended Data. 
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2006;15(1):45-51. 

Swedish Organized Service Screening Evaluation Group. Duffy SW, Tabár L, Tony H.H. Chen et al. 
Reduction in Breast Cancer Mortality from Organized Service Screening with Mammography: 2. Validation with new analytic methods. 
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2006;15:52-6. 

Duffy SW, Tabár L, Vitak B, Warwick J. 
Tumor size and breast cancer detection: what might be the effect of a less sensitive screening tool than mammography? 
Breast J. 2006 Jan-Feb;12 Suppl 1:S91-5. 

Tabár L, Tony Hsiu-His Chen, Amy Min-Fang Yen, Peter Dean. 
Detection, Diagnosis and Treatment of Early Breast Cancer Requires Creative Interdisciplinary Teamwork. 
Semin Breast Dis 8:4-9, 2005. 

Duffy SW, Agbaje O, Tabár L, Vitak B, Bjurstam N, Bjorneld L, Myles JP, Warwick J. 
Overdiagnosis and overtreatment of breast cancer: estimates of overdiagnosis from two trials of mammographic screening for breast cancer. 
Breast Cancer Res. 2005;7(6):258-65. Epub 2005 Nov 10. 

Duffy SW, Smith RA, Tabár L. 
Re: Efficacy of breast cancer screening in the community according to risk level. 
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2005 Nov 16;97(22):1703; author reply 1703-4. 

Duffy SW, Smith RA, Gabe R, Tabár L, Yen AM, Chen TH. 
Screening for breast cancer. 
Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2005 Oct;14(4):671-97. 

Tabár L, Tony Chen HH, Amy Yen MF, Tot T, Tung TH, Chen LS, Chiu YH, Duffy SW, Smith RA. 
Mammographic tumor features can predict long-term outcomes reliably in women with 1-14-mm invasive breast carcinoma. 
Cancer. 2004 Oct 15;101(8):1745-59. 

Smith RA, Duffy SW, Tabár L, Gabe R. 
Screening and early detection. In: Singletary SE, Robb GL, Hortobagyi GN, editors. 
Advanced Therapy of Breast Disease. Hamilton (Ontario): BC Decker Inc.; 2004.p.202-12. 

Smith RA, Duffy SW, Gabe R, Tabár L, Yen AM, Chen TH. 
The randomized trials of breast cancer screening: what have we learned? 
Radiol Clin North Am. 2004 Sep;42(5):793-806. 

Tabár L, Vitak B, Yen MF, Chen HH, Smith RA, Duffy SW. 
Number needed to screen: lives saved over 20 years of follow-up in mammographic screening. 
J Med Screen. 2004;11(3):126-9. 

Tabár L, Lebovic GS, Hermann GD, Kaufman CS, Alexander C, Sayre J.
Clinical assessment of a radiolucent cushion for mammography. 
Acta Radiol. 2004 Apr;45(2):154-8 

Warwick J, Tabár L, Vitak B, Duffy SW: 
Time-dependent effects on survival in breast carcinoma: results of 20 years of follow-up from the Swedish Two-County Study. 
Cancer. 2004 Apr 1;100(7):1331-6. 

Duffy SW, Tabár L, Vitak B, Day NE, Smith R, Chen HH, Yen MF: 
The relative contributions of screen-detected in situ and invasive breast carcinomas in reducing mortality from the disease. 
Eur J Cancer. 2003 Aug;39(12):1755-60. 

Yen MF, Tabár L, Vitak B, Smith RA, Chen HH, Duffy SW: 
Quantifying the potential problem of overdiagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ In breast cancer screening. 
Eur J Cancer. 2003 Aug;39(12):1746-54 

Duffy SW, Tabár L, Vitak B, Yen MF, Warwick J, Smith RA, Chen HH: 
The Swedish Two-County Trial of mammographic screening: cluster randomisation and end point evaluation. 
Ann Oncol. 2003 Aug;14(8):1196-8. 

Tabár L, Yen MF, Vitak B, Chen HH, Smith RA, Duffy SW: 
Mammography service screening and mortality in breast cancer patients: 20-year follow-up before and after introduction of screening. 
Lancet. 2003 Apr 26;361(9367):1405-10. 

Myles JP, Nixon MR, Duffy SW, Tabár L, Boggis C, Evans G, Shenton A, Howell A: 
Bayesian evaluation of breast cancer screening using data from two studies. 
Stat Med. 2003 May 30;22(10):1661-74 

Tabár L, Dean PB: 
Mammography and breast cancer: the new era. 
Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2003 Sep;82(3):319-26. Review. 

Tabár L, Smith RA, Vitak B, Yen MF, Chen HH, Warwick J, Myles JP, Duffy SW: 
Mammographic screening: a key factor in the control of breast cancer. 
Cancer J. 2003 Jan-Feb;9(1):15-27. Review. 

Tabár L,:
Mammographic Screening : Key Conclusions Supporting Screening 
Breast Journal. 2003 January/February; 9(Supplement):S7-S10 

Duffy SW, Cuzick J, Tabár L, Vitak V, Chen HH, Yen MF, Smith RA: 
Correcting for non-compliance bias in case-control studies to evaluate cancer screening programs. 
App.Stat. 2002, 51,235-243 

Duffy SW, Tabár L, Chen HH, Holmqvist M, Yen MF, Abdsalah S, Epstein B, Frodis E, Ljungberg E, Hedborg-Melander C, Sundbom A, Tholin M, Wiege M, Akerlund A, Wu HM, Tung TS, Chiu YH, Chiu CP, Huang CC, Smith RA, Rosen M, Stenbeck M, Holmberg L: 
The impact of organized mammography service screening on breast carcinoma mortality in seven Swedish counties. 
Cancer. 2002 Aug 1;95(3):458-69 

Tabár L, Duffy SW, Yen MF, Warwick J, Vitak B, Chen HH, Smith RA: 
All-cause mortality among breast cancer patients in a screening trial: support for breast cancer mortality as an end point. 
J Med Screen. 2002;9(4):159-62 

Duffy SW, Tabár L, Smith RA: 
The mammographic screening trials: commentary on the recent work by Olsen and Gotzsche. 
J Surg Oncol. 2002 Dec;81(4):159-62; discussion 162-6 

Duffy SW, L Tabár, Smith RA: 
The Mammographic Screening Trials: Commentary on the Recent Work by Olsen and Gotzsche. 
CA Cancer J Clin, Vol 52, No 2, March/April 2002: pp 68-71 

Tabár L, Smith RA, Duffy SW: 
Update on effects of screening mammography. 
Lancet. 2002 Jul 27;360(9329):337; author reply 339-40. 

Gram IT, Funkhouser E, Nordgard L, Tabár L, Ursin G: 
Oral contraceptive use and mammographic patterns. 
Eur J Cancer Prev. 2002 Jun;11(3):265-70. 

Tabár L, Duffy SW, Smith RA: 
Author Reply. 
Cancer, Vol 94, January 15, 2002: pp581-583 

Heywang-Kobrunner SH, Bick U, Bradley WG Jr, Bone B, Casselman J, Coulthard A, Fischer U, Muller-Schimpfle M, Oellinger H, Patt R, Teubner J, Friedrich M, Newstead G, Holland R, Schauer A, Sickles EA, Tabár L, Waisman J, Wernecke KD: 
International investigation of breast MRI: results of a multicentre study (11 sites) concerning diagnostic parameters for contrast-enhanced MRI based on 519 histopathologically correlated lesions. 
Eur Radiol. 2001;11(4):531-46. 

Duffy SW, Tabár L, Smith RA: 
Screening for breast cancer with mammography. 
Lancet. 2001 Dec 22-29;358(9299):2166; author reply 2167-8. 

Silverstein M J et al: 
Special report; international consensus conference. Image-Detected Breast Cancer: State of the Art Diagnosis and Treatment. 
Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Vol 193, No 3, September 2001: pp 297-302 

Kaufman CS, Jacobson-Kaufman L, Thorndike-Christ T, Kaufman L, Tabár L: 
A treatment scale for axillary management in breast cancer. 
Am J Surg. 2001 Oct;182(4):377-83 

Grogan M, Tabár L, Chua B, Chen HH, Boyages J: 
Estimating the benefits of adjuvant systemic therapy for women with early breast cancer. 
Br J Surg. 2001 Nov;88(11):1513-8 

Warren Burhenne LJ, Smith RA, Tabár L, Dean PB, Perry N, Sickles EA: 
Mammographic screening: international perspective. 
Semin Roentgenol. 2001 Jul;36(3):187-94. Review 

Tabár L, Vitak B, Chen HH, Yen MF, Duffy SW, Smith RA: 
Beyond randomized controlled trials: organized mammographic screening substantially reduces breast carcinoma mortality. 
Cancer. 2001 May 1;91(9):1724-31 

Nixon RM, Pharoah P, Tabár L, Krusemo UB, Duffy SW, Prevost TC, Chen HH: 
Mammographic Screening in Women a Family History of Breast Cancer: Some Results From the Swedish Two-County Trial. 
Rev. Epidém. Et Santé Publ, No 48, 2000: pp 325-331 

Tabár L, Vitak B, Chen HH, et al. 
The Swedish Two-County Trial twenty years later: updated mortality results and new insights from long-term follow-up. 
Radiol Clin North Am 2000;38:625-51. 

Tabár L, Chen HH, Duffy SW, Yen MF, Chiang CF, Dean PB, Smith RA: 
A novel method for prediction of long-term outcome of women with T1a, T1b, and 10-14 mm invasive breast cancers: a prospective study. 
Lancet. 2000 Feb 5;355(9202):429-33. Erratum in: Lancet 2000 Apr 15;355(9212):1372. 

Nixon RM, Prevost TC, Duffy SW, Tabár L, Vitak B, Chen HH: 
Some Random-Effects Models for the Analysis of Matched-Cluster Randomised Trials: Application to the Swedish Two-County Trial of Breast-cancer Screening. 
Journal of Epidemiology an d Biostatics, Vol 5, No 6 2000: pp 349-358 

Tot T, Tabár L, Dean PB: 
The Pressing Need for Better Histologic-Mammographic Correlation of the Many Variations in Normal Breast Anatomy. 
Virchows Arch 2000, 437: pp 338-344 

Warren Burhenne LJ, Wood SA, D'Orsi CJ, Feig SA, Kopans DB, O'Shaughnessy KF, Sickles EA, Tabár L, Vyborny CJ, Castellino RA: 
Potential contribution of computer-aided detection to the sensitivity of screening mammography. 
Radiology. 2000 May;215(2):554-62. Erratum in: Radiology 2000 Jul;216(1):306. 

Tabár L et al: 
Image-Detected Breast Cancer: State of the Art Diagnosis and Treatment. 
Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Vol 193, No 3, September 2000: pp 297-302. 

Tabár L, Duffy SW, Dean PB: 
The Lancet, Vol 355, April 29 2000: pp 1552-155 

Tabár L, Dean PB, Kaufman KS , Duffy SW, Chen HH: 
A New Era in the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer. 
Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America , Vol 9, no 2 April 2000: pp233-277 

Chen HH, Kuo HS, Yen MF, Lai MS, Tabár L, Duffy SW: 
Estimation of Sojourn Time in Chronic Disease, Screening Without Data on Interval Cases. 
Biometrics, Vol 56, No 1 March 2000: pp 167-172 

Tabár L, Duffy SW: 
Author reply. 
Cancer. 2000 Apr 1;88(7):1759 

Tabár L, Chen HH, Duffy SW, Yen MF, Chiang CF, Dean PB, Smith RA: 
A Novel Method for Prediction of Long-term Outcome of Women with T1a, T1b and 10-14 mm Invasive Breast Cancers: a prospective study. 
Lancet, Vol 355, Feb 5, 2000, pp 429-433. 

Duffy SW, Tabár L: 
Screening mammography re-evaluated. 
Lancet. 2000 Feb 26;355(9205):747-8; author reply 752