New study estimates lives saved with annual mammography screening starting at age 40

Posted on: 01/27/2011

New study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology, February 2011, concludes that, "For U.S. women currently 30–39 years old, annual screening mammography from ages 40–84 years would save 99,829 more lives than USPSTF recommendations if all women comply, and 64,889 more lives with the current 65% compliance rate." See full article.

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