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Screening Mammos Mean Smaller Tumors, Less Chemo for Some

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.

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Bisphosphonates offer women no protection against breast cancer but do help prevent fractures related to osteoporosis.

Obstetricians: Want to know what your patients wish you had told them before delivery? We surveyed a group of moms and are sharing the top 10 responses.

Spending on screening mammography has increased 44% ($296 million) in 8 years, without a corresponding increased benefit of earlier detection of breast cancer.

The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends against pelvic exams in asymptomatic, nonpregnant, adult women. Some say this is faulty logic. What say you?

Obstetricians agree they should have a role in reducing pregnant women’s exposure to environmental toxins, but most fail to discuss the subject with patients.

These simple tips can help pregnant patients reduce their exposure to environmental toxins and harmful chemicals, such as lead, mercury, BPA, and phthalates.

Breast tomosynthesis may be worth the extra cost to patients for breast cancer screening. Research shows the 3D technology finds more invasive cancers earlier.

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