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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 10:47:11

That question is likely to stir debate in coming years in many of the more-than-60 countries that provide newborn screening, as whole-genome sequencing (WGS) becomes increasingly affordable and reliable.

2014-03-26 16:25:15

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3gb8bq/prenatal_and) has announced the addition of the "Prenatal

2014-03-26 10:46:42

Among university students in New Zealand, a web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention program produced a modest reduction in the amount of alcohol consumed per drinking episode but not in the frequency of drinking, overall amount consumed, or in related academic problems.

2014-03-25 08:25:44

Team Benefits from Advanced VELscope Vx® Technology LOMPOC, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), every year, more than 30,000

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.

2014-03-20 20:21:55

MARKHAM, ON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A Markham, Ontario-based company has developed a specialized test which screens for nasopharyngeal cancer. (Photo:


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