• Mammograms Helped Save 600,000 Lives Since '89

    2 monthes ago - By Web MD

    The new study estimates that regular screening plus improved treatments cut the expected rate of breast cancer death in 2018 by between 45 to 58 percent.
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  • Mammography, improved treatment prevented up to 614,500 breast cancer deaths since 1989

    Mammography, improved treatment prevented up to 614,500 breast cancer deaths since 1989

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Mammography screening and improved treatments have prevented between 384,000 and 614,500 breast cancer deaths since 1989, according to a study published in Cancer.
    “Recent reviews of mammography screening have focused media attention on some of the risks of mammography screening, such as callbacks for additional imaging and breast biopsies, downplaying the most important aspect of screening - that finding and treating breast cancer early saves women's lives,” R. Edward Hendrick, PhD, visiting clinical professor of radiology at University of Colorado School of Medicine,
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  • Half of US children with mental health disorders are not treated

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    An estimated 7.7 million American children have depression, anxiety or ADHD, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics. However, nearly half of these children do not receive treatment or counseling for their condition.
    “Mental health disorders not only affect concurrent health for children, but are likely to track into their adult years and can impede healthful transition and aging into and throughout adulthood,” Daniel G. Whitney, PhD, a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Michigan's department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, told Infectious Diseases
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  • US Cancer Death Rate Hits Milestone: 25 Years of Decline

    US Cancer Death Rate Hits Milestone: 25 Years of Decline

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  • Half a Million Breast Cancer Deaths Avoided in Last 30 Years As a Result of Improved Treatment and Screening

    2 monthes ago - By Medscape

    During the past 30 years a combination of screening and improved treatments have reduced the mortality rate from breast cancer, but it is unclear which had the larger impact.
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  • More than half a million breast cancer deaths averted in the US over three decades

    2 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Latest US estimates indicate that since 1989, hundreds of thousands of women's lives have been saved by mammography and improvements in breast cancer treatment. The findings point to progress made in early detection and management of breast cancer.
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