Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 1st, 1998
Cancers detected at any age by screening mammogram tend to be equally small, averaging about 1 cm in diameter. But for women in their 40s, cancers first noticed not on a mammogram but as a palpable lump tend to be larger, more aggressive, and more likely to have already spread to the nearby lymph nodes than for older women.
Consequently, "more older...
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