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Mammogram Guidelines Still Beget Confusion
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 6 (HealthDay News) -- The rules used to be simple. Starting at age 40, a woman would have a mammogram every year, a screening strategy intended to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. But nearly a year ago, that simple guideline received a severe shake-up by a federal panel tasked with determining the best, most cost-effective ways to provide preventive care.