Earlier Mammograms Reduce Number Of Breast-Cancer Related Deaths Among Women Aged 40 And Older, Study Suggests.

Reuters (8/21, Seaman) reports a study published in Cancer found that annual mammograms beginning at the age of 40 would prevent the most deaths due to breast cancer, finding that guidance suggesting yearly screenings could reduce the number of deaths among women aged 40 to 80 by 40 percent compared to a reduction of 23 to 31 percent based on current screening recommendations. 

Author: Alan Boyce

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