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. Mar-Apr 2020;117(2):133-135.

Screening for Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know

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Screening for Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know

Kaitlin Farrell et al. Mo Med. .
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Abstract

Significant controversy surrounds current recommendations for breast cancer screening. This has resulted in wide variation among national organizations in breast cancer screening guidelines. With the expanding field of breast imaging techniques, risk assessment and genetic testing, it has become clear that the recommendations for breast cancer screening need to be individualized in order to maximize the benefit and minimize harms of screening.

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