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Could a Pill Help Detect Breast Cancer?

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Emily Matchar From: Women eventually face the yearly ritual of the mammogram, usually suggested from age 50 onwards. It’s not painful, though notoriously uncomfortable, as two plates flatten the breasts, pancake-like, to get the best possible picture. The radiologist then looks at x-ray images for opaque spots that can indicate tumors. Mammography has been used since the late 1960s and is …