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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.

dateMar 10, 2011 in Cancer
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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.

dateJan 28, 2010 in Cancer
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A break from hormone therapy doesn't improve mammograms

Some women take a short break from using postmenopausal hormone therapy before getting their breasts screened for cancer with mammography. They hope to lower their risk of being called back afterward for unnecessary extra ...

dateJun 01, 2009 in Cancer
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