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Women 75 and Older Benefit From Screening Mammograms

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Jamie DePolo, senior editor From: breastcancer.org The American Cancer Society recommends breast cancer screening should continue as long as a woman with average risk of the disease is in good health and is expected to live 10 more years or longer. Other organizations, including the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the American College of Physicians, and the American College …

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USPSTF Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Could Endanger Women

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: American College of Radiology Women Should Continue to Begin Annual Mammography Screening at Age 40 If followed, new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) breast cancer screening recommendations will result in thousands of unnecessary deaths each year and thousands more women enduring extensive and expensive treatment than if their cancer had been found early by an annual mammogram. To …