• Many breast cancer survivors do not receive recommended mammograms

    6 monthes ago - By Healio

    Kathryn J. Ruddy
    A considerable number of insured breast cancer survivors do not undergo recommended annual mammograms for breast cancer surveillance, according to study results published in Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
    “The use of regular mammograms to detect a return of breast cancer before any symptoms appear is associated with better overall survival,” Kathryn J. Ruddy, MD, MPH, director of cancer survivorship in the department of oncology at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Rochester, Minn., said in a press release. “Clinicians need to make sure that
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