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The likelihood of breast cancer was especially elevated during the first four years following a false-positive mammogram.
National Mammography Day is observed the 3rd Friday of October since 1993.
AI software that helps radiologists diagnose breast cancer has been moving into clinical use, but it’s not yet covered by most insurance.
Survival and recurrence rates were similar for women who had annual mammograms and those who did so every two to three years.
The new model showed the most improvement for Asian, white and Black women.
UCSF researchers update Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium model with new risk factors for BMI and extended family history.
People with continuous private or public insurance coverage had higher rates of breast, colon and cervical cancer screening.
The American Cancer Society is raising awareness about this aggressive form of breast cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Getting regular mammograms is the most reliable way to detect breast cancer early.
“I don’t want it to look pretty. I want you to excavate,” said Linda Evangelista about additional surgery when the cancer returned.
In overdiagnosis, a screening test finds cancer that will grow very slowly—or not at all—and would never cause problems.
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.
Part 3 in a series from the University of Colorado that unpacks the goals of the National Cancer Institute’s National Cancer Plan.
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