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Medicine: Breast Cancer / Screening #954041

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 02, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Nancy Cordes) A visit to Congress by the task force that revised breast cancer screening guidelines presented; details given about its stance that women do not need regular mammogram until age 50 because of false positive for younger women. [US Preventive Services task force Dr. Diana PETITTI†, Dr. Ned CALONGE†- admit the task force recommendation was poor.] [At hearings, Representatives Sue MYRICK, Michael BURGESS, Mike ROGERS; Reiter, Hill OB-GYN Dr. Mark REITER†- offer views on mammograms.] The view of the task force that their recommendations have been misconstrued noted.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Cordes, Nancy
Duration:
00:02:10

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