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Yale study finds costly breast cancer screenings don’t add up to better outcomes

  • Posted: January 8, 2013

Even though Medicare spends over $1 billion per year on breast cancer screenings such as a mammography, there is no evidence that higher spending benefits older women, researchers at Yale School of Medicine and the Yale Cancer Center found in a study published Online First by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication.

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