(Reuters) – Yearly mammograms starting at age 40 would prevent the most deaths from breast cancer, U.S. researchers reported on Monday in a challenge to more conservative recommendations that take into account both the harms and the benefits of screening. The study, led by Dr. Elizabeth Arleo, a radiologist specializing in mammography at Weill Cornell …[...]
When to initiate screening for breast cancer, how often to screen, and how long to screen are questions that continue to spark emotional debates. A new study compares the number of deaths that might be prevented as a result ...[...]
Annual screening mammography beginning at age 40 years resulted in a greater reduction in breast cancer mortality than two other screening strategies, according to a computer modeling study.“Our findings are important and novel because this is the first time the three most widely discussed recommendations for screening mammography have been compared head-to-head,” Elizabeth Kagan [...]
Costs, applicability to individual patient unresolved[...]
Reuters Health News Summary - U. S. study revives argument over mammogram screening Yearly mammograms starting at age 40 would prevent the most deaths from breast cancer, U. S. researchers reported on Monday in a challenge to more conservative recommendations that take into account both the harms and the benefits of screening.[...]
Global Mammography Market: : This market research report segment the market based on keyPlayers, regions, type & application.[...]

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