TITLE

Customize Starting Age and Frequency of Mammograms

PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Radiology Today;Aug2011, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study which suggests that mammograms should be scheduled on a personalized basis as determined by factors such as a woman's age, her family history of breast cancer, and the density of her breasts.
ACCESSION #
65467189

 

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