What's Best for the Breast?

Phillips, Barbara A.
October 2010
Internal Medicine Alert;10/29/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 20, p155
An abstract of the study on the relationship of the use of screening mammography and the decrease in the death rate from breast cancer is presented.


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