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ACR releases breast cancer screening criteria

The American College of Radiology's (ACR) expert panel on breast imaging has...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR updates Appropriateness Criteria Women still value mammography's benefits over 'harms' Annual breast screening reduces deaths by almost 40% 2D synthesized DBT screening is ready for prime time How do women fare when breast cancer is detected on US?
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ObjectiveThe purpose of this study was to report the results of a meta‐analysis conducted on the effects of clinical trials in breast cancer screening for African American women between 1997 and 2017. Data SourcesArticles published in English and in the United States, between January 1997 and March 2017, were eligible for inclusion if they (1) conducted psychosocial, behavioral, or educational interventions designed to increase screening mammography rates in predominantly African American women of all ages; (2) utilized a randomized, controlled trial (RCT) design; and (3) reported quantitative screening rates following t...
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Currently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that women at average risk for breast cancer be screened every two years, beginning at age 50.
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When it comes to deciding how often women should undergo breast screening,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Overweight women need more frequent mammograms Tailored education gets Muslim women to mammography Women still value mammography's benefits over 'harms' How effective are mobile mammography programs? Annual breast screening reduces deaths by almost 40%
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TUESDAY, Nov. 21, 2017 -- Most American women would prefer to get a mammogram to screen for breast cancer every year rather than every two years, a new study finds. Currently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that women at average...
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New research suggests heavier women are at greater risk of having breast cancer ​ detected after the tumor has grown large
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Women who are overweight may need to be screened for breast cancer more often,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Major breast tomo trial opens for enrollment Tailored education gets Muslim women to mammography Women still value mammography's benefits over 'harms' How effective are mobile mammography programs? Annual breast screening reduces deaths by almost 40%
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Overweight or obese women are at greater risk of having breast cancer detected after the tumor has grown large -- over 2 centimeters -- than their slimmer counterparts, the study found.
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Women with a higher body mass index might need more frequent mammograms, researchers suggest.
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MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 -- Women who are overweight or obese may need to be screened for breast cancer more frequently, new Swedish research suggests. The reason? Overweight or obese women are at greater risk of having breast cancer detected after the...
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