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Mammography screening for breast cancer saves lives: this should be the message that physicians spread to colleagues and patients, say leading experts.

The rationale for annual mammography in women aged 40 to 59 years needs to be reassessed in countries where adjuvant therapy for breast cancer is available.

Near-infrared spectroscopy paired with MRI works with all cup sizes and may minimize biopsies performed due to inconclusive MRI findings after an abnormal mammogram finding.

Screening mammograms for women in their 40s may result in earlier high-risk breast cancer diagnosis, less chemotherapy, and lower future risk of subsequent breast cancer.

Hot flashes and other vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women with breast cancer taking aromatase inhibitors were significantly improved after acupuncture, study finds.

The publicity surrounding Angelina Jolie's preventive mastectomy was a missed opportunity to educate the public about the true risks of BRCA gene mutation.

Human breast tissue tests link reduced amounts of mitochondrial DNA content with a greater incidence of metastatic breast cancer.


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