Report: Mammograms still important tool

September 7, 2011

This latest study to be presented Friday at the 2011 Breast Cancer Symposium in San Francisco is the latest volley in the on-going controversy about the effectiveness of mammograms and self-exams.

This study found that two-thirds of tumors were found on a mammography and 30 percent by self-exam or from a doctor's exam.

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