Benefits Outweigh Risks for Mammograms for Women in 40s

Do mammograms cause more harm than good? The newest study of breast cancer screening comes down in favor of them. The research, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, found that the benefits of mammography screenings outweigh the risks -- at least if the tests are done every other year in high-risk women in their 40s. Women who fit the category had to have at least a two-fold higher risk of developing breast cancer than the average woman. Factors that put women at such risk include...Full Story
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