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Majority of women prefer annual screening mammograms, despite potential ‘harms’

Majority of women prefer annual screening mammograms, despite potential ‘harms’
November 21, 2017

More than 70% of women would rather get screened for mammograms annually, despite the current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation that women at average risk for breast cancer be screened every 2 years beginning at age 50, according to recent data.

The findings will be presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America next week.

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Toward the Individualization of Treatment for Patients with Hyponatremia

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

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