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Women Continue To Express Concern, Often Via Social Media, About Radiation From Mammography, Study Indicates.

Aunt Minnie (4/20, Yee) reported that while “studies show that the benefits of screening mammography outweigh its radiation risks, yet women continue to express concern about the radiation from mammography, often through social media and particularly on Twitter, according to research published online...in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.” The researchers wrote, “Healthcare professionals, academics, and scientific organizations should employ Twitter in their communication with the public more systematically and emphasize the harms of noncompliance with current guidelines for breast cancer screening over the fear of the theoretical radiogenic risk.”

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Author: Nicole Hardy
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