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Medicine: Breast Cancer / Screening #996419

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 28, 2011
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(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) Report introduced.

(Studio: Sharyn Alfonsi) The findings of a remarkable "Radiology" conclusive Swedish study on the importance of mammogram screening for breast cancer examined; details given of the controversy over the time to have mammograms. [Cancer survivor Fran LEVINE†- comments on her cancer and mammograms.] [Mt. Sinai Medical Center chief of breast imaging Laurie MARGOLIES†- says screening saves lives; states this study restores the faith in mammography.]

(Studio: George Stephanopoulos; no location given: Rich Besser) The evidence about mammograms, the recommendation for early screening and family history discussed.

Stephanopoulos, George;
Alfonsi, Sharyn;
Besser, Rich

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