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Georgetown University: Mammography Unlikely to Benefit Older Women With Chronic Illnesses
September 07, 2019
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Georgetown University issued the following news release:

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- Mortality due to chronic illness greatly exceeds breast cancer risk

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Regular screening mammograms are unlikely to benefit women 75 and older who have chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes. New data suggest they would likely die due to other health conditions before they developed breast cancer.

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