Study raises new questions about yearly mammograms

February 11, 2014

During the 25-year-long study, two groups of women in that age range received physical breast exams, but only one group received annual mammograms.

Researchers found that the women who got regular mammograms had the same breast cancer death rate as those who did not.

The study suggests women in that age group could spare some unnecessary worry and forgo regular mammograms until age 60 and just have physical breast exams.

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