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Doctor group seeks to clear confusion in cancer screening

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mammograms at 40 or 50? Every year or every other year? What’s the best colon check?

Screening for cancer has gotten more complicated in recent years with evolving guidelines that sometimes conflict. 684 more words


Why Women With Dense Breasts May Not Need More Screening

For several years now, there been a growing push to advise women with dense breast tissue to get more than just an annual mammogram. And there’s good reason for it—studies show that dense breast tissue can mask small potential tumors on a mammography image, and dense breast tissue may also be a risk factor for breast cancer. 546 more words

TV food star Sandra Lee says she has breast cancer

ALBANY, N.Y. (KRON) — Food Network television star Sandra Lee announced Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer and will soon undergo a double mastectomy. 241 more words


Congress and Dr. Bayes

I was driving to work the other day, and there was a story on the radio about the Congressional reaction to the latest recommendations for breast cancer screening from the… 801 more words


Radio Show Hosts Makes Sure to Find Time for Her Health

In her mornings, which start before 4 a.m., Nancy Johnson is co-host of The Wakeup Crew on 93.7 WSTW in Wilmington, Delaware, entertaining people during the morning drive time. 323 more words


Most surgeons still encourage annual, earlier mammograms

The vast majority of surgeons continue to recommend that women 40 years old or older with an average risk for breast cancer get annual screenings for the disease. 367 more words