Many doctors could miss sign of breast cancer

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, December 13, 2007

A small, nationwide study led by Group Health Cooperative's research arm supports the widely accepted recommendation that diagnostic mammograms are best read by doctors who specialize in detecting breast cancer. The study found that radiologists who specialize in reading mammograms--those who spend at least 20 percent of their time on mammography--are significantly more likely to identify early breast cancers.


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