Though guidelines suggest screening starts at 50, researcher says it's premature to change them
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Women who don't have BRCA mutations could have other high-risk genes that affect treatment choices
Treatment offers fewer side effects and better quality of life, researchers say
Access to care, not insurance, is a key issue, researcher says
Study found benefit from drugs known as aromatase inhibitors and bisphosphonates
Variations in tissue type throughout the breast account for difference, study says
And that could increase risk of cancer recurrence, as well as heart disease and diabetes, researchers say
Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise
Study found getting what amounted to lower doses per pound of body weight meant poorer outcomes
Study found counties with higher screening, detection rates had no significant difference in deaths
But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising
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