Screen test

Kinsley, Michael
April 1994
New Republic;4/11/94, Vol. 210 Issue 15, p6
Discusses issues related to the revised guidelines on mammogram screening for breast cancer released by the National Cancer Institute in 1994. Opposition to the recommendation that women over 50 need to undertake annual mammograms; Assessment of the psychological trauma brought about by mammogram to women; Cost of mammogram; Mammogram included in the standard benefits package under the health care reform plan of U.S. President Bill Clinton.


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