Category Archives: mammography

MINI-SYMPOSIUM 2: Breast Density: Mechanisms and Clinical Implications

By Sara McKenna, Godalming, Surrey, UK In this mini-symposium at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in December, three speakers addressed different aspects of the apparently increased risk of developing breast cancer that is associated with high breast tissue … Continue reading

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Mammography In the News …Again

NBCC has taken the position for many years that the benefits of screening mammography in reducing mortality are modest and that there are harms associated with screening, based on randomized clinical trial data. No individual woman can be assured that … Continue reading

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