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The Mercury News
2 months ago
Women in technology

Mammograms should start at 40, panel says, as breast cancer rates rise in younger women

Mammograms should start at age 40 for women every other year, aligning with other medical groups' recommendations. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 days ago
US news

Mammograms have pros and cons for people in their 40s. Women can handle the nuance

Educating women in their 40s on pros and cons of mammograms leads to more informed decisions about screening age. [ more ]
The Mercury News
2 months ago
Women in technology

Mammograms should start at 40, panel says, as breast cancer rates rise in younger women

Mammograms should start at age 40 for women every other year, aligning with other medical groups' recommendations. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 days ago
US news

Mammograms have pros and cons for people in their 40s. Women can handle the nuance

Educating women in their 40s on pros and cons of mammograms leads to more informed decisions about screening age. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Wellness

Is That A.I. Mammogram Worth the Cost?

AI models can enhance mammogram readings by identifying patterns that humans might miss, potentially improving cancer detection accuracy.
There are concerns about the effectiveness of AI tools in various patient populations and whether they can significantly impact breast cancer survival rates. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
4 months ago
Health

Olivia Munn Was Diagnosed With Luminal B Breast Cancer - Here's What That Means

Luminal B breast cancer is more common in patients under 50.
Factors like family history, dense breasts, late childbirth, no children, late menopause, and early period can increase breast cancer risk. [ more ]
Harvard Gazette
4 months ago
Public health

Her friends' parents were dying of cancer. Then her mom got sick. - Harvard Gazette

Childhood tragedy inspired Jen Cruz's pursuit of public health equity.
Cruz's research focuses on reducing breast cancer screening inequities in rural settings. [ more ]
Cbsnews
4 months ago
Medicine

Some patients with Medicare are now being charged for breast ultrasounds, physicians say

Patients are noticing new charges for breast ultrasounds following annual screenings, despite previous coverage by Medicare.
Nearly half of US women over 40 with dense breasts may opt for ultrasounds instead of mammograms due to increased cancer risk. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Wellness

I Was Told You Were Good at Giving Bad News'

The author had a biopsy on her right breast and was awaiting the results while dining at a restaurant
She experienced extreme nausea and vomiting in the middle of the night [ more ]
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