Published in Health and Medicine Week, October 6th, 2003
"This finding suggests that many, if not most, of the presumptively abnormal mammographic interpretations in screening programs with high percentages of abnormal mammograms turn out to be false positives," say study leader Joann G. Elmore, MD, of the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, and her colleagues.
False-positive mammograms can lead to unnecessary follow-up procedures...
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