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Tue March 4, 2014

Are Regular Mammograms Necessary?

New Study continues debate over value of regular mammograms in detecting breast cancer.

  A 25-year study involving 90,000 Canadian women aged 40 to 59 found no benefit for women who were randomly assigned to have mammograms. It found death rates from breast cancer and from all causes were the same in women who got mammograms and those who did not. The study continues the controversy over the value of mammograms in detecting cancer. Dr.

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