Marietta Daily Journal (2/12, Williams) reports that House Bill 62 ("Margie’s Law"), which would mandate that mammogram providers inform women of their breast tissue density, passed the 166-1 in the Georgia House of Representatives.
WBNG 12 News (2/11) reports on new research which shows more than half a million women’s lives have been saved thanks to mammograms and advances in treatment for breast cancer.
Aunt Minnie (2/11) reports that over the last three decades, the powerful combination of screening mammography and improved breast cancer treatments has led to a sharp decline in breast cancer mortality rates and has likely saved hundreds of thousands of lives, according to research published online February 11 in Cancer.
(2/11) New research published in the jouranl Cancer estimates that since 1989, hundreds of thousands of women's lives have been saved by mammography and improvements in breast cancer treatment, reports ScienceDaily.
UPI (2/11) reports that mammography examinations and breast cancer treatment have reduced the expected mortality rate to 58.3 percent—a 45 percent decline—according to a study published in the journal Cancer.