Regular screening mammography leads to earlier breast cancer diagnosis and less aggressive treatment, study finds.
Women with ER-positive breast cancer may face a substantial risk of recurrence long after diagnosis, study finds
Newer treatments, early diagnoses are improving outcomes for women with the disease, experts say
Preventive breast cancer surgeries rose after the actress publicized her decision
Researchers estimate thousands more U.S. lives would be saved each year
Annual mammography screenings starting at 40 may save more lives, study finds
Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'
Tennessee's 2005 Medicaid rollback could forecast what might happen if GOP health plans become law, some say
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Issues New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines
Updated guidelines say average-risk women can start screening at age 40
Language, cultural barriers may prevent them from receiving needed care, study authors say
Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies
Scientists hope to improve breast cancer screening of younger women
Study finds that most still recommend the breast cancer screen for women in their early 40s
Digital technology leads to 'marked improvement' in detection rates, radiology expert says
Digital mammography has improved cancer detection rates, according to new study.
Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says
But imaging experts stress that doing so may raise risk for actual breast cancer
1 in 3 women diagnosed with breast cancer had nonthreatening tumors, while number of advanced cases didn't change
Waiving costs appears to improve mammography rates, but not colonoscopy, even among the poor
Study found many countries seeing declines, but some Latin American nations, South Korea seeing increases
Researchers find benefits for some women up to the age of 90
Should there be a cut-off age for screening mammography?
Does mammography lead to overdiagnosis in some cases?
But cancer and radiology specialists take issue with findings, say one study unlikely to change guidelines
Doctors were 30 times slower reading mammograms, researchers report
Research shows small uptick in Medicare patients who got screened for breast cancer
Skilled radiologists see abnormalities immediately, and researchers want to learn how they do it
Doctors may misjudge a woman's cancer risks as a result, researchers say
Study puts new scrutiny on latest guidelines, which recommend screening can begin at age 45 or 50
The breast screening test compared well to heart CT scans, researchers say
Physical activity's positive effect on breast cancer stems from another cause, researchers suggest
Seniors shouldn't be checked if they have less than 10 years to live, but study found almost 16 percent do
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after the age of 50
New study shows screenings helped lower breast cancer deaths among those over 69
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Ultrasound vs. Mammography in breast cancer screening