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False Mammogram Results Are More Common Than You Think

Post by Stephanie Booth. No one enjoys having their breasts kneaded and squeezed and flattened like fresh dough at a bakery, but hey, the pain of a mammogram is worth it to know you’re cancer-free, right? Except of course, when a lump DOES show up and you’re treated for breast cancer when you don’t really have it. An unsettling new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that we may be relying on mammogram results way too much.
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