Published in Cancer Weekly, January 18th, 2005
Records of 992 women with invasive breast cancer were reviewed; 460 of them had their cancer detected on screening mammography and 532 on physical examination, said the lead author of the study, Richard J. Barth, Jr., MD, chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire.
Overall, patients whose cancer was detected at physical examination were three times more...
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