Mireille Broeders is a senior epidemiologist at the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and HTA, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Her research focuses on establishing the impact of cancer screening programs, in particular screening for breast cancer. She has a special interest in observational research designs that can be used in the evaluation of cancer screening. As a long-standing member of the National Evaluation Team for Breast Cancer Screening, she is also involved with the evaluation of the Dutch nationwide breast screening program. Broeders further works as a Scientific Coordinator at the National Expert and Training Centre for Breast Cancer Screening in Nijmegen. This has broadened her research interests to include the implementation and evaluation of technological developments in the breast screening program, such as the transition to digital mammography. All research projects at the center aim at the safeguard and constant improvement of the quality of the breast screening program. In addition, she contributes, as an editor and an author, to the European Guidelines for Quality Assurance for Breast Screening and Diagnosis.
Biography Updated on 22 November 2010