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False Alarm Mammograms May Still Signal Higher Breast Cancer Risk

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Patti Neighmond From: Women who have an abnormal mammogram should stay vigilant for cancer for for the next decade, even when follow-up tests fail to detect cancer, a study released Wednesday finds. That’s because there’s a “modest” risk that cancer will develop during the next decade, says lead author Louise M. Henderson of the University of North Carolina …