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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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Mammography: Saving Lives Or Overdiagnosis Overkill?

In response to last week’s blog post Was Angelina Jolie “Medically Hexed?” many of you wrote to me asking my medical opinion on screening mammography. So… gulp… here we go. You asked. Mind you, this i…

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How Not To Mash Your Breasts

I was recently informed by a medical practitioner that I would need to have a mammogram to determine the health of my breasts. I informed the doctor that I had no intention of mashing my breasts b…

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