Though guidelines suggest screening starts at 50, researcher says it's premature to change them
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Study detects no differences in late-stage cancer diagnoses with 2-year interval
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:55 PM
I haven't read the article yet but from recent experience just this past 10/5/12 I was diagionsed with Breast cancer & it was early stages DCIS & after two lumpectomy's they got it all but it was discovered from my yearly mamagram & if it would have been two years apart it may have been a more aggresive cancer and no longer DCIS cancer by waiting two years.
Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:56 PM
I forgot to say I just turned 65 in January.
Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:03 PM
I had two mammograms 6 months apart. First mammogram was clean but the second was not. In that 6 month period, I developed 4 tumors in the breast and 4 tumors in the liver making me now a Stage IV metastatic breast cancer patient. Doctors told me I would have been dead in 6 months had they not found them when they did. I am 69 years old. Can't believe they are suggesting mammograms two years apart.
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