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New Guidelines for Mammograms (The Diane Rehm Show)

November 23, 2009

WAMU 88.5FM - The Diane Rehm Show


A government-funded task force recommends women between 40 and 50 forgo annual mammograms: Pros and cons of routine screening for breast cancer for women with no special risk factors.
 
Guests
Dr. Diana Petitti, vice chair, United States Prevention Services Task Force professor, biomedical informatics, Arizona State University
 
Dr. Rebecca Zuurbier, director of breast imaging, The Sullivan Center for Breast Health at Sibley Memorial Hospital
 
Nancy Dubler, senior associate, Montefiore-Einstein Bioethics Center consultant for ethics, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
 
Arthur Caplan, professor of bioethics and philosophy, University of Pennsylvania

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