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Change in mammography guidelines questioned

The methodology and evidence behind a widely publicized change in national mammography guidelines is questionable, according to a review in the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JDMS), published by SAGE.

Jan 28, 2010
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Poor being turned away from free cancer screenings

(AP) -- As the economy falters and more people go without health insurance, low-income women in at least 20 states are being turned away or put on long waiting lists for free cancer screenings, according ...

Dec 13, 2009
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Disagreement Over Mammography Task Force Study

When a government-appointed panel of experts released new guidelines last month calling for fewer routine mammograms, they were met with public confusion, political outrage, and a media storm that left women ...

Dec 09, 2009
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