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Stanford study finds women with dense breasts welcome additional screening

  • Posted: November 28, 2012

A survey of women undergoing routine screening mammography found that many of them would be interested in pursuing additional screening tests if notified they had dense breast tissue, despite the possibility of false positives, invasive procedures, and out-of-pocket costs, according to a Stanford University School of Medicine (home to the Stanford Cancer Institute) study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.

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