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Mammography Screening and Risk of Breast Cancer Death: A Population-Based Case–Control Study

Women who receive at least three screening mammograms have a 49% lower risk of dying from breast cancer, according to a new study released online today in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

Researchers at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, used individual data for women invited to screening to conduct a case-control study to evaluate the effectiveness of population-based mammography screening in the Netherlands.

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