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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Women With History Of False-Positive Screening Mammograms May Have An Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer

Aunt Minnie (12/8, Yee) reports, in continuing coverage, that “women with a history of a false-positive screening mammogram have a nearly 40% increased risk of breast cancer for at least a decade afterward,” a study published online Dec. 2 in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention suggests. Researchers arrived at that conclusion after examining data on some “2.2 million screening mammograms performed in 1.3 million women.” 

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