Navigation Links
Mammograms better than self-exam

The American Cancer Society said that mammograms remain the most important tool in detecting breast cancer. They also recommended that women above 40 years of age receive mammograms annually. Researchers say that mammograms are able to find 80% to 85% of cancers. They also said that self-examination did not contribute to breast cancer survival rates.Mammograms typically find cancers that have grown for two years, while self-exams detect cancer that has been growing for six years.// The society recommends that women in their 20s should be told about the benefits and limitations of the self-examination. Women between 20 to 39 years of age should receive a clinical breast exam every three years and those who are 40 or older examine their breasts annually. Those with a family history of breast cancer are recommended to have mammograms as early as age 30. Breast ultrasound or breast MRI are also recommended. However the society warned that new, non-mammography screening technologies must exceed the detection ability of mammography before being used as screening tools.

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Mammograms Reduce Risk of Dying
2. Accuracy of Mammograms
3. Frequent Mammograms Can Decreases The Risk of Death
4. Mammograms The Best In Detecting Breast Cancer
5. Mammograms Detect Non Progressive Cancer
6. Older Women Have Fewer Mammograms Than is Reported
7. Studies Report Mammograms Unsafe
8. Mammograms in Queensland Reviewed
9. Women Do Not Have Access To Free Mammograms
10. Mammograms Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths, But Increase Overdiagnosis
11. Use of Mammograms in Men
Post Your Comments:

(Date:12/1/2015)... Fla. (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 , ... ... number of leadless pacemakers in the U.S. and is the only hospital in ... from the largest clinical data presentation of transcatheter pacing patients were revealed recently ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... Growth in medical payments per workers’ ... in utilization of hospital and nonhospital care, according to a recent study by the ... Louisiana, 16th Edition , found medical payments per claim with more than seven days ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... It’s official: Tattoo taboo is ... a number even greater among Millennials (a whopping one in three aged 18 to ... people who are dissatisfied with their ink. In fact, RealSelf , the world’s ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... For many X-rays taken at ... accurate interpretation by the radiologist. The marking utensils are so small, however, they ... found a way to alleviate this problem. , He developed the patent-pending MARK ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... , ... December 01, 2015 , ... ... it has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: ... Next IT Healthcare was recognized as a finalist in the category of Digital ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/1/2015)... Dec. 1, 2015 As enforcement of the ... Security Act (DSCSA) approaches, InfiniTrak announced ... pharmacies comply with looming FDA regulations. ... entering endorsement agreements with State Pharmacy Associations, an ... organization (PSAO) to exclusively provide the InfiniTrak track-and-trace ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... CLEVELAND , Dec. 1, 2015   ... innovation firm, today announced the publication of a ... Entering the Direct-to-Consumer Medical Market". The whitepaper gives ... roadmap for successfully penetrating this lucrative segment. ... purchase healthcare products to manage their own health, ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... 2015 --> --> ... Market by Type of Drug (Monoclonal Antibodies, Interferon-Alpha, Interleukins, Vaccines, ... Pipeline Analysis - Global Forecast to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, ... 73,529.2 Million by 2020 from USD 40,281.6 Million in 2015, ... Browse 37 market data T ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: