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Another Study Casts Doubt on Mammograms-But That’s Not the Whole Story

Another study questions the effectiveness of mammography in saving lives. But there's more to the story. The new study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, involves 16 million women 40 years or ol…

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New Blood Test Could Diagnose Early Breast Cancer

The zinc test for early breast cancer looks promising. It could detect cancer earlier than mammograms and X-rays and be useful in screening for early signs of cancer. A study, led by Oxford Univers…

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How Much Does Family History Affect Breast Cancer Risk?

Another controversial study about mammograms recently set me off on a reading frenzy. Mammograms save lives...no they don't...yes they do...no they don't... It's enough to make your head explode. Ther…

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Will 3-D Mammograms Find More Cancer?

There's a new form of mammogram on the market, but is it doing a better job at finding cancer? It's called breast tomosynthesis, or 3-D mammography and it was technically introduced by the Food and…

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Do You Know Your Breast Cancer Risk?

Have you had a recent mammogram? Do you know what history puts you at increased risk for breast cancer? October is breast cancer awareness month and many women still don't get a mammogram. Breast c…

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A Natural Approach to Cancer Prevention

Photo Courtesy Of:  Top Photo Group/Thinkstock Dr. Christine Horner began her career as a board certified general and plastic surgeon, performing breast reconstructive surgeries on women who'd had fu…

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Giuliana Rancic has Breast Cancer: The Mammogram Issue

Giuliana Rancic, the 36-year-old host of "E! News" and "Fashion Police" announced on the "Today Show" that she has early stage breast cancer. The cancer was discovered on a mammogram she had at the…

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