Missed screenings may raise breast cancer death risk in older women

04/7/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

A study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting showed women age 75 and older who had their last mammogram five or more years ago, and those who never underwent the screening, had triple the risk of breast cancer mortality compared with those who had mammograms six to 12 months prior to diagnosis. Missed mammograms were not associated with increased mortality risk in younger patients, researchers noted.

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