Frequent Mammograms Tied to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer Spread

Patients who had scans at shorter intervals had less lymph node involvement, study found

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Kruper agreed. The new technique is far from being ready for clinical use, she said. Among the unanswered questions are how the results will stand up over time.

Because both studies were presented at a medical meeting, the data and conclusions should be viewed as preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal.

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