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The mammogram debate

When Mette Kalager published the results of her study of routine mammography screening in two Norwegian counties in September, controversy erupted.

Mar 10, 2011
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Mammogram sensitivity depends on menstrual cycle

Try to schedule your screening mammogram during the first week of your menstrual cycle. It might make breast cancer screening more accurate for pre-menopausal women who choose to have regular mammograms. This recommendation ...

Dec 06, 2010
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Many cancers detected late in US: study

Almost half of cervical and colorectal cancers in the United States are diagnosed in the late stages of the disease when treatment is unlikely to help, a US government survey said Wednesday.

Nov 24, 2010
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