Canadian breast cancer screening study will contribute to debate regarding who should be screened and when and BRCA breast cancer study shows increased survival at 20 years with double mastectomy

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for February 12, 2014

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Screening mammography doesn’t cut breast-cancer deaths, Canadian study says

Double mastectomies mean higher survival rates for some cancers

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Twenty five year follow-up for breast cancer incidence and mortality of the Canadian National Breast Screening Study: randomised screening trial

Too much mammography:Long term follow-up does not support screening women under 60

Contralateral mastectomy and survival after breast cancer in carriers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations: retrospective analysis

Contralateral mastectomy for women with hereditary breast cancer

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