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Mammography News

Mammograms may actually raise a woman's risk of breast cancer

The use of mammograms, the traditional gold standard for detecting breast cancer in women, may actually increase a women's risk of developing the disease, a new study shows.

Another mammography study, another controversy

Philadelphia - It seems as if every new study on mammography or breast cancer screening guidelines fuels yet another controversy about the right approach to this process for many women.

Screening mammography over-used, leads to unnecessary surgery

Oslo - Researchers in Norway say that 15 to 25 percent - or about one in four - cases of breast cancer found through routine screening mammography is over diagnosed and would never have posed a health risk for the women had they never been found.

Metro Manila Now a Breast Cancer Territory Special

MANILA – Breast cancer, on the rise in recent years, has overtaken lung cancer as the most prevalent disease in its category in Metro Manila and the adjacent province of Rizal.
 

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