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The Wisdom Study

The Wisdom Study is a new University of California-wide research study designed to help end the confusion surrounding how often and when to start getting mammograms. This is a revolutionary research program funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), and the main goal is to test the safety and efficacy of personalized breast screening (screening based on your personal risk factors) vs. annual screening. Women can either choose to be in the personalized group or annual group, or they can allow the study to choose their group for them. We are very excited about this study because the focus is on the individual woman- one size does not fit all!

You are invited to visit the study website, where you can find out more about the study and sign up online if you would like. All study activities can be done in the comfort of your own home. All women 40-74 years old who have never been diagnosed with breast cancer or DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) are invited to join.

After visiting, if you have questions about the study, please visit the FAQ page, and you can also submit questions on that page. If you would like to contact the Wisdom Study Director at UC Irvine, please email Dr. Hannah Park, Ph.D. at or the Wisdom Study Principal Invesitgator, Dr. Hoda Anton-Culver. Ph.D. at