A mammogram is an excellent tool for finding breast cancer, particularly in women age 50 and over. Breast cancer is accurately diagnosed through mammography in about 78 percent of all women tested, while diagnostic accuracy rises to about 83 percent for women over 50. Today’s greatly improved mammograms can usually detect breast abnormalities before they can be felt in a breast exam.
March 2015 Article on Ascent Program
The Economist Article - CeDAR cited
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