Oncology & Cancer

Many breast cancer survivors not getting needed mammograms

(HealthDay)—After surviving a diagnosis of breast cancer, women still need regular screening. But many of them, especially black women, aren't getting the mammograms they need, a new study finds.

Oncology & Cancer

Earlier mammograms may mean less need for aggressive treatments

(HealthDay)—Much of the debate over when to start having mammograms has focused on lives saved, but new research suggests that early screening might also translate into smaller tumors and less aggressive breast cancer treatments.

Oncology & Cancer

Women prefer getting mammograms every year

Women prefer to get their mammograms every year, instead of every two years, according to a new study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Oncology & Cancer

Why physicians recommend 3-D mammograms

For women over the age of 40, getting a yearly screening mammogram is an essential part of maintaining their breast health. While most mammograms are normal, occasionally a second screening will need to be performed. Getting ...

Oncology & Cancer

Large study finds no evidence for age-based mammography cut-off

In the largest-ever study on screening mammography outcomes, researchers found that there is no clear cut-off age to stop breast cancer screening. The findings will be presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological ...

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