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Screening Mammography Overdiagnosis Controversy May Be Contrived

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Dec. 12 - Aunt Minnie: The controversy over the effect of mammographic screening on breast cancer mortality is largely contrived, according to study results presented on December 11 at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).

Robert A. Smith, PhD, of the American Cancer Society in Atlanta, Dr. Stephen Duffy of Queen Mary University of London, Dr. László Tabár of Falun Central Hospital in Sweden, and colleagues examined data from four large studies on the benefits and harms of mammography screening. Smith presented their work at the symposium, which is sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

Tomosynthesis-Mammography Combo May Reduce Screening Recall Rates

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Nov. 24, 2013: Patients undergoing conventional mammography paired with tomosynthesis had significantly lower screening recall rates than those receiving mammography alone, according to a study published in the December issue of 

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Missed Mammograms May Increase Risk Of Later Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

October 23, 2013: Missed mammograms increase the risk of a later breast cancer diagnosis, according to a study in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Researchers from Marshfield Clinic Weston Center in Weston, Wis., and the University of Queensland in Australia undertook a retrospective study to identify patient characteristics associated with missed mammograms and associations between the missed screenings and later diagnosis of breast cancer.

Older Women in Appalachia May Have Higher Late-Stage Breast Cancer Rates

Thursday, September 26, 2013

September 26, 2013: Older women living in the poorest areas of Appalachia fail to get regular breast cancer screening and have a higher incidence of late-stage breast cancer, according to a new study published in the journal Health Services Research.

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