Search Tag: American Cancer Society

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Study: High-Grade DCIS Detection Increases with Age

2015 27 Oct

The mammography detection rate of high-grade ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) — an early-stage but potentially invasive type of breast cancer — rises with age, with a maximum rate at the oldest assessed age group of 65 to 69 years, according to a new large study published in the journal Radiology. Researchers say the findings highlight the need for more... Read more

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ACS Guideline: Screening Mammography from 45

2015 20 Oct

The American Cancer Society’s updated breast cancer screening guideline recommends that women with an average risk of breast cancer should undergo regular, annual screening mammography beginning at age 45 years, with women having an opportunity to choose to begin annual screening between the ages of 40 and 44 years, according to an article published... Read more

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Higher Volume Mammography Centres Better for Screening

2015 19 Oct

New research suggests that women are more likely to benefit from mammography screening if this is done at facilities with higher total interpretive volumes. Researchers point out that these higher volume facilities are significantly more likely to diagnose invasive tumours with good prognoses. Their findings are published in the Journal of Medical Screening.... Read more


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