TITLE

No mammograms for fortysomethings?

AUTHOR(S)
Rubin, Rita; Mannix, Margaret
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;12/13/93, Vol. 115 Issue 23, p110
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that while new research findings support mammography's effectiveness in women in their 40s, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is considering rescinding its long-standing recommendation that women that age routinely undergo the exam. Studies which hadn't shown that mammograms reduced that age group's risk of dying from breast cancer; Statements from NCI advisory board; Further study of recommendations.
ACCESSION #
9312097534

 

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