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Medicine: Breast Cancer and Mammograms #349205

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 26, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Bob Arnot) New evidence on the effectiveness of breast cancer screening through mammograms for women 40 to 49 examined. [Breast cancer patient Ann JACKOWITZ - describes finding a cancer.] [National Women's Health Network Cindy PEARSON, Massachusetts General Hospital Dr. Daniel KOPANS, American College of Physicians Dr. Suzanne FLETCHER - comment on mammograms for younger women.] Reasons why it is harder to detect tumors in younger women, and old versus new technologies in mammography reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Arnot, Bob;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:40

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