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Mammograms Still a Good Idea for Elderly Women
Date:4/21/2008

early) breast cancer, compared with 56 percent of irregular users and 33 percent of nonusers. Only 32 percent of regular users were diagnosed with stage II-IV cancers, compared with 44 percent of irregular users and 67 percent of nonusers.

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The U.S. National Cancer Institute has more about screening mammograms.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: American Society of Clinical Oncology, news release, April 21, 2008


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