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Tag: Mammography

Study Finds Women With Denser Breasts Have Worse Cancer Outcomes

Possible cancer tumors are more difficult to detect in women with dense breast than those with non-dense tissues. A new study looking at breast density can now classify dense breasts more accurately.

Public Health June 27, 2018

Early Detection Of Breast Cancer Could Possibly Be Determined By Exhaling Breath And Urine Analysis, Study Says

A new study suggests that nose gas sensors could detect breast cancer by collecting breath and urine samples. Research proved that the method's ability to determine the cancer cells are accurate.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 27, 2018

Differences Among Doctors Remain: When Should Women Start Getting Mammograms?

In a new study, many doctors today say they still recommend annual mammograms for women in their early 40s. This is despite updated guidelines that push back the age for the breast cancer screening.

Medicine April 11, 2017

Medical Experts Say Breast Cancer Screening Still Saves Lives

Scientists from the International Agency for Research on Cancer have found that mammography screening can help reduce the likelihood of 50- to 69-year-old women to die from breast cancer by as much as 40 percent.

Life June 4, 2015

Committee Sheds More Light On Controversial Mammogram Guidelines

A draft recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force states mammogram screening should ideally start at 50 years old for women. The panel, however, acknowledges the potential benefit of earlier screening.

Life April 21, 2015

Mammograms may not help much in reducing breast cancer deaths

A 25-year study has cast doubts on the perceived value and benefits of breast screening.

Life February 13, 2014

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