Breast Cancer: Women With False Positive Mammograms at Higher Risk

A new study suggests "false alarms" in breast cancer screenings might not be so benign after all. A Danish study of more than 58,000 women found those who had false positive mammograms, meaning the results suggested breast cancer when there was none, had a 67 percent higher risk of developing breast cancer later in life compared with women who had negative mammograms. "The excess breast cancer risk in women with false-positive tests may be attributable to misclassification of malignancies...Full Story
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