Mammography cuts risk of dying of breast cancer, study shows

12/6/2011 | Medscape (free registration)

A Dutch study of 755 women showed that breast cancer patients who had been screened with three or more mammograms were 49% less likely to die from the disease. Routine screening was particularly important for detecting early-stage localized tumors, researchers said. The findings, based on data from women aged 49 to 75 who died of breast cancer, appear in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.

View Full Article in:

Medscape (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Becton Dickinson
Franklin Lakes, NJ
Customer Service Director
UCare
Minneapolis, MN
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
Behavioral Health Operations Director
UCare
Minneapolis, MN
Chief Quality Officer
UnityPoint Clinic
Des Moines, ID