Study: Mammograms every other year lower false-positive results

03/18/2013 | Reuters

Women 50 to 74 who got a mammogram every other year were not at increased risk of advanced breast cancer compared with those who received annual mammography, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine. Yearly mammography was associated with higher rates of false-positive results. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's guidelines from 2009 call for mammography every other year beginning at 50.

View Full Article in:

Nurse.com · Reuters

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Sr. Principal OptoMechanical Engineer - 14000008M2
Abbott
San Jose, CA
Director, Compliance - Health Plan Privacy & Security
Kaiser Permanente
Oakland, CA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC