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2009-11-19 16:50:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Willarda V. Edwards, M.D., MBA, President, National Medical Association: "This week the nation received the 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on breast cancer screenings.

2009-11-18 09:33:00

MINEOLA, N.Y., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Preventive Services Task Force has announced new guidelines for when a woman should be getting a mammography. The Maurer Foundation's Founder, Breast Surgeon Dr.

2009-11-17 14:49:00

Revised guidelines corroborate NBCC's long-held evidence-based positions that breast self examination does not save lives and that mammography screening should be a personal choice, not a public health message WASHINGTON, Nov.

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2009-11-17 10:10:00

A government task force announced on Monday that the majority of women do not need mammograms in their 40s, and really only need one every two years at 50.

2009-11-16 16:00:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Constance Lehman, M.D., PhD, medical director of radiology and director of breast imaging, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; and professor and vice chair of radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine.

2009-11-16 14:00:00

DETROIT, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After more than 10 years of research and development, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute announced its launch of a new company to build and market a breast cancer screening device invented at Karmanos.

2009-10-26 17:11:15

A new analysis has identified a significant delay in follow-up times among African-American women after the finding of a suspicious breast abnormality.

2009-10-21 12:39:00

Statement of Otis W. Brawley, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, American Cancer Society in Response to New York Times Article on Cancer Screening ATLANTA, Oct.

2009-10-07 09:03:00

D.C.'s First Lady Michelle Cross Fenty and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Celebrate the Capital Breast Care Center WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Breast cancer. The District of Columbia has the second highest death rate from the disease in the nation.


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