January 15th, 2010

Mayo Clinic urges women to stick to normal mammogram schedules

By Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic is recommending women to continue receiving mammograms beginning at age 40, despite warnings from a federal advisory task force that such screening can be counterproductive and even dangerous…

 

However, Dr. Sandhya Pruthi, director of Mayo Clinic’s Breast Clinic, said mammograms are still the best screening tool to reduce breast cancer deaths. Additional coverage: Post-Bulletin

 

MedCity News, by Thomas Lee, 1/14/10

Tags: Breast Cancer, breast cancer screening, Cancer, mammograms

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