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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Mammography Screening Rate Declined Among Women With History Of Breast Cancer After USPSTF Changed Its Breast Screening Guidelines, Study Indicates.

Aunt Minnie (8/22, Yee) reports that research indicates “the mammography screening rate declined among women with a history of breast cancer after the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) changed its breast screening guidelines for average-risk women in 2009.” This “decline seems to be an unintended consequence of the guideline change.” The findings were published in a research letter in JAMA Surgery.

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Author: Nicole Hardy
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