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2014-04-02 12:31:57

Since 1993, Komen Columbus has raised more than $22.5 million to support local breast health programs and breast cancer research. COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Komen

2014-04-02 11:24:05

Doctors should focus on life expectancy when deciding whether to order mammograms for their oldest female patients, since the harms of screening likely outweigh the benefits unless women are expected to live at least another decade.

2014-04-02 10:46:54

A comprehensive review of 50 year's worth of international studies assessing the benefits and harms of mammography screening suggests that the benefits of the screening are often overestimated, while harms are underestimated.

2014-04-01 14:20:53

Population-based screening with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) is associated with lower recall and biopsy rates than screen film mammography (SFM), suggesting that FFDM may reduce the number of diagnostic workups and biopsies that do not lead to diagnosis of breast cancer.

2014-03-31 23:00:44

Population-based screening with full-field digital mammography (FFDM) is associated with lower recall and biopsy rates than screen film mammography (SFM), suggesting that FFDM may reduce the number

2014-03-27 23:24:16

New Technology to Aid Cancer Screening in Women with Dense Breast Tissue Gastonia, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 CaroMont Regional Medical Center

Mammograms Needed More Often For One-Third Of Women
2014-03-22 07:07:50

While three-year intervals between mammograms are appropriate for most women, a new study from the UK NHS Breast Screening Program has found that one-third of women are at a higher risk of developing cancer.

2014-03-13 16:28:02

First-ever NCoBC sponsored pre-conference seminar to be held on 3D mammography BEDFORD, Mass., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc.

2014-03-13 16:27:36

Company Leadership Featured Prominently on NCoBC Faculty with Seven Presentations of Timely Importance to Breast Centers DALLAS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ikonopedia, or image

2014-03-11 23:04:21

Nation's leading independent radiology practice network not alone in expressing frustration over misleading findings. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 In response


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