Published in Cancer Weekly, April 14th, 1997
The data was reported in a speech given at the Health Care Industry Conference of The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA). More than 30 million mammograms are performed annually in the U.S., and as many as 500,000 lead to biopsies because of ambiguous findings. Most of those turn out not to be cancerous.
With the recent new guidelines of the American Cancer Society suggesting annual mammograms for women beginning at age 40, the...
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