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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated its breast cancer screening recommendations.
Many Black women do not utilize annual screening mammograms despite acknowledging its importance in breast cancer detection.
A more nuanced approach is recommended to avoid inequitable screening notification of breast density among racial and ethnic groups.
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Screening should be done based on which organs a person has, not their gender identity.
The USPSTF notes an increase in breast cancer diagnoses in younger women — particularly in Black women. Here’s more insight.
Women who agreed to more screenings had a significantly lower risk of death.
Predictive models found that expanding mammography could avert more deaths, especially among Black women.
The USPSTF’s updated guidance for mammograms is especially important for Black women, who are 40% more likely to die of breast cancer.
While applauding an updated guide to start mammograms at age 40, the American Cancer Society also weighs whether to screen after 75.
The Texas ruling builds on a case in which a plaintiff objected, on religious grounds, to providing free HIV prevention PrEP to employees.
New mammogram regulations will improve early detection for women with dense breasts, say University of Colorado Cancer Center members.
WISDOM study expands to women as young as 30
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