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Mammograms Have "Limited or No Effect" on Breast Cancer Deaths, Journal of The National Cancer Institute Reveals


7/19/2012 9:04:41 AM

The defensive role mammogram screening plays in the early stages of breast cancer has been disputed by Swedish researchers. According to an analysis of cancer mortality statistics, mammography screenings have a limited (if any) effect on the number of deaths. The study published in the Journal of The National Cancer Institute examined whether higher levels mammogram screenings for women aged 40-69 over past decades have saved lives.

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