Oncology & Cancer

New recommendations developed for breast cancer screening

(HealthDay)—New recommendations have been developed for breast cancer screening based on a life-years-gained model; the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) official statement was published online May 3.

Oncology & Cancer

New breast cancer screening guidelines released

New breast cancer screening guidelines for women at average risk of breast cancer, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), recommend no routine mammography screening for women aged 40-49 and extend the screening ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researcher calls for mammograms to be tailored to patient

Mammograms are not one-size-fits-all, says noted breast cancer researcher Karla Kerlikowske, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Rather, they should be customized based on a woman’s age, breast ...

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