Sorting Through Mammogram Confusion

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Richard Knox, correspondent, NPR
Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer, American Cancer Society

Almost one year after a U.S. government panel recommended that mammograms should be optional for more women, many patients remain unsure about if and when to have the procedure. Several contradictory studies about the efficacy of mammograms to prevent breast cancer deaths have created even more confusion.

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