Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 3rd, 2002
In July, the traditional Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan plan and its Blue Care Network health maintenance organization decided not to cover the procedure.
The move sparked protests from patients and health care professionals, who said digital mammograms improve chances of detecting cancers that show up as tiny dots on standard film screen mammograms.
Digital mammograms are electronic images of the breast. Doctors say the digital technology allows them to magnify...
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