New U.S. Preventive Services Task Force breast cancer screening guidelines seek to balance risk, benefit
Jan. 11, 2016
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
New breast cancer screening guidelines released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force are designed to balance mammography's benefits (catching cancer early when it is easiest to treat) with risks such as unnecessary biopsies, stressful false positives, and overdiagnosis.
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