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  • 07.20.10

    Screening: Gaps Found in Breast Cancer Testing

    The New York Times | Roni Caryn Rabin

    One-fifth of American women ages 50 to 74 have fallen behind on mammography screenings for breast cancer, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are reporting. Although the percentage of women in this age group who get a regular breast cancer screening every two years increased steadily during the 1990s, the rate has remained just over 80 percent since 2000, according to the centers’ Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report is based on data collected from surveys given to 120,095 women in that age range…

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