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Thursday, September 12, 2013

More Breast Cancer Screening Needed in Younger Women

From Newswise:

New Study Suggests Expanded Screening in Younger Women Would Greatly Reduce Breast Cancer Mortality Rate ...

Newswise — A new analysis published online Sept. 9 in Cancer confirms the need for greater use of annual mammography in women ages 40-49 as recommended by the American Cancer Society, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), American College of Radiology and Society of Breast Imaging for all women 40 and older. It also confirms that, even with new therapeutics and protocols for treating breast cancer, regular mammography screening is still the best way to significantly reduce breast cancer deaths.

Read more:  ACR, SBI Statement on Cancer Study: More Breast Cancer Screening Needed in Younger Women

Also, remember, breast cancer does not affect women only;  men can get it as well.

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