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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.

Breast Health

Are women with early-stage unilateral breast cancer misinformed about the survival benefit of removing both breasts vs lumpectomy with radiation?

Just in case your patients ever ask, wearing a bra is in no way associated with breast cancer risk.

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.

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