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A Canadian study published in February reignited the years-long debate over breast cancer screening methods, arguing fairly strongly against mammography, or the use of X-rays to detect tumors. The study’s authors say mammograms have no survival benefit relative to physical … Continue reading

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Knowing whether to have a mammogram — and when — may have become more confusing last month when one of the largest-ever mammography studies cast doubts on the value of mammograms in this follow-up report from the Washington Post: The … Continue reading

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László Tabár, M.D., F.A.C.R. (Hon), is an expert in breast cancer screening and mammography. Further to our discussion on this page of the Canadian Mammography Study recently published in the British Medical Journal / BMJ, watch as Dr. Tabár discusses … Continue reading

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One of the largest and most meticulous studies of mammography ever done, involving 90,000 women and lasting a quarter-century, has added powerful new doubts about the value of the screening test for women of any age, in this report from … Continue reading

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If you’re a woman who’s ever worried about getting a mammogram, you have one less reason to be nervous. A study shows radiation from mammograms don’t increase your chances for cancer, in this report from ABC 4 News: As breast … Continue reading

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If you’re a woman who’s ever worried about getting a mammogram due to radiation risk, a new study shows radiation from mammograms don’t increase your chances for cancer. The study, published in the monthly medical journal Radiology [click on summary … Continue reading

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