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Debate Over Mammogram Guidelines Heats Up Again

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: David Mills From: healthline.com April 19, 2016 –  Researchers say a majority of women can benefit by beginning breast cancer screenings at age 40 The debate over when women should begin regular mammogram screenings was thrust back into the spotlight this week. Dr. Jennifer Plichta of Massachusetts General Hospital revived the discussion during a presentation over the weekend at …

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Breast Cancer Controversy Lives in the Data

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By: Liza Haar From: diagnosticimaging.com “I’m confused and I spend my life thinking about [breast cancer screening guidelines],” Etta D. Pisano, MD, professor of radiology, Medical University of South Carolina, said at RSNA 2015. Pisano was referring specifically to the three different sets of guidelines set forth by the American Cancer Society (ACS), US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) (currently …