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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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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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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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Piezoelectric Fingers Key in New Breast Cancer Detector

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Drexel University are developing a new portable, low-cost, radiation-free breast cancer detector that can potentially be used in a doctor's office as a first-line to detect breast cancer.

Sep 24, 2009
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New mammogram study stirs debate for women in 40s

(AP) -- A new study from Sweden is stirring fresh debate over whether women in their 40s should get mammograms. It suggests that the breast cancer screening test can lower the risk of dying of the disease by 26 percent or ...

Sep 29, 2010
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