Landmark Mammography Study Highlights the Importance of Breast Cancer Screening

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A recent landmark study has found that women who receive annual breast cancer screenings will have a lower mortality rate and will benefit more from therapy when they are diagnosed with breast cancer. The researchers analyzed data from over 52,000 women who either did or did not participate in cancer screenings for nearly 40 years. They found that those who chose to participate had a 60% lower mortality risk within 10 years of diagnosis and 47% lower mortality risk within 20 years of diagnosis.

Read more from the University of California, San Francisco Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging.

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