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Annual Mammograms Necessary? Physicians Debate Prevention

  • Aired: 12/25/2012
  • 06:51
  • Rating: E
Annual mammograms have been seen as an important screening tool: They are very effective in helping find small, slow-growing cancers. But how good are they at finding fatal tumors? Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports on a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine that has reignited the debate.
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