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Who Came Up With New Mammography Recommendations? (

November 19, 2009

Who Is On The Panel That Came Up With New Mammography Recommendations?
WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA)--As Chief of Breast Imaging for Sibley Memorial Hospital's Sullivan Center for Breast Health, Dr. Rebecca Zurrbier vehemently disagrees with the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force suggestion that many women in their forties can skip screening mammograms.
As a guest Wednesday of the Diane Rehm Show on WAMU 88.5 radio, Zurrbier says she was even more taken aback when one of the lead researchers, Dr. Diana Petitti, could not name one breast cancer treatment specialist on the task force panel.

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