Published in Health Insurance Week, December 24th, 2006
"A physician's recommendation is why many women undergo screening in the first place," said Rajesh Balkrishnan, the Merrell Dow professor of pharmacy at Ohio State University. "Foregoing these exams can increase a woman's risk of developing an advanced stage of breast cancer. There are several reasons why a physician may not give a patient a clinical breast exam or recommend a mammogram."
Balkrishnan led a study that...
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