Study: Few women over 40 get annual mammograms

06/21/2004 | Stamford Advocate (Conn.), The

A large cancer study shows only 6% of women who received a mammogram in 1992 continued to receive yearly mammograms during the next 10 years. The American Cancer Society recommends that women over 40 receive annual mammogram screenings for breast cancer, yet most of the women in the study of 72,417 received only five exams during the 10-year period.

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