Mammography News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/4/2002
Can Mammograms Spot Heart Disease?

Breast screening may catch indirect signs of heart trouble

10/16/2002
More Breast Screening Benefits

Mammography frequently detects non-invasive tumors

10/10/2002
Which Mammography Works Best?

National study will compare different types of screening

10/8/2002
Mammograms Get Vote of Confidence

Study finds women who get them regularly catch breast cancer in its earliest stage

10/1/2002
Breast Self-Exams Don't Save Lives: Study

But experts disagree on whether it's "dead"

8/26/2002
Getting the Message on Mammograms

Phone and mail reminders increase screenings

3/23/2002
Birth Control Pill Can Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Longer use heightens the odds, European conference hears

3/15/2002
New Study Backs Up Evidence That Mammograms Save Lives

Swedish re-analysis finds benefits of screenings can be seen in women as young as 50

2/21/2002
Government Backs Lifesaving Ability of Mammograms

Endorsement could end recent furor over merits of screening tool

2/4/2002
Taking Another Look at Mammograms

Second Look may detect tumors that were missed

1/31/2002
New Analysis Refutes U.S. Panel's Mammogram Stance

The breast cancer test does save lives, Cornell doctors say

12/28/2001
Immediate Mammogram Results Can be Costly

Docs warn that haste can make waste in terms of accuracy

9/22/2001
Mammograms Really Do Save Lives

They cut breast cancer mortality by 63 percent, new research finds

5/3/2001
Breast Screening Cuts Deaths 63 Percent

Lifestyle changes also help lower breast cancer risk