News tagged with breast cancer screening
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Women in their 40s continue to undergo routine breast cancer screenings despite national guidelines recommending otherwise, according to new Johns Hopkins research.
Cancer May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to a cancer diagnosis, timing can be everything – the sooner it's found, the more treatable it is. But when and how often should someone get screened?
Cancer May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—New guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force call for virtually every adult to be routinely screened for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Women whose genes put them at a high risk of contracting breast cancer can dramatically reduce the danger by having a double mastectomy—but not eliminate it altogether, experts say.
Cancer May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women are surprised and shocked that breast screening can lead to 'overdiagnosis' of cancer, but would rather go for screening than take the risk of missing a cancer that could be treated, according to new ...
Cancer Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0