Early Breast Cancer Screening Leads To Less-Extensive Treatment, Study Indicates.

Aunt Minnie (7/12, Yee) reports, “Regular breast cancer screening with mammography for younger women translates into a lower stage at breast cancer diagnosis and less-extensive treatment,” according to a study published online in the Annals of Surgical Oncology. The findings “once again support a breast cancer screening approach that includes younger women,” even amid disagreement over the value of screening in this population, the article says.

Author: Nicole Hardy

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