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Study: Rural ND women get later cancer diagnosis

December 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Women living in rural North Dakota are less likely to have their breast cancer diagnosed until it has reached an advanced stage, according to a recent University of North Dakota study.
One of the authors of the study, fourth-year med…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

HEALTH MATTERS: New developments in mammography

December 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Dr. Joshua Wynne answers the question: In a previous column, you talked about the use of mammography for breast cancer screening. A recent story in the news questioned its value. Can you help me understand this latest development? Continue Reading

First mammogram leads to breast cancer diagnosis

October 13, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

OKABENA At a suggestion from her doctor, Doreen DeWall scheduled an appointment for her first mammogram when she was 41 years old, just so there would be baseline results in the years to come. Going along with that suggestion may have saved her life. Continue Reading

HEATH MATTERS: Benefits of screening mammography for women in their 40s are modest

July 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Q. I am a 43-year-old woman, and I’m trying to decide whether I should undergo a yearly mammogram. My gynecologist just told me that her national organization recommends this, but I recall that a national panel did not. What should I do?
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HEATH MATTERS: Benefits of screening mammography for women in their 40s are modest

July 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Q. I am a 43-year-old woman, and I’m trying to decide whether I should undergo a yearly mammogram. My gynecologist just told me that her national organization recommends this, but I recall that a national panel did not. What should I do?
Continue Reading

HEATH MATTERS: Benefits of screening mammography for women in their 40s are modest

July 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Q. I am a 43-year-old woman, and I’m trying to decide whether I should undergo a yearly mammogram. My gynecologist just told me that her national organization recommends this, but I recall that a national panel did not. What should I do?
Continue Reading

HEATH MATTERS: Benefits of screening mammography for women in their 40s are modest

July 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Q. I am a 43-year-old woman, and I’m trying to decide whether I should undergo a yearly mammogram. My gynecologist just told me that her national organization recommends this, but I recall that a national panel did not. What should I do?
Continue Reading

HEATH MATTERS: Benefits of screening mammography for women in their 40s are modest

July 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Q. I am a 43-year-old woman, and I’m trying to decide whether I should undergo a yearly mammogram. My gynecologist just told me that her national organization recommends this, but I recall that a national panel did not. What should I do?
Continue Reading

HEATH MATTERS: Benefits of screening mammography for women in their 40s are modest

July 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Q. I am a 43-year-old woman, and I’m trying to decide whether I should undergo a yearly mammogram. My gynecologist just told me that her national organization recommends this, but I recall that a national panel did not. What should I do?
Continue Reading

HEALTH MATTERS: Benefits of screening mammography for women in their 40s are modest

July 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Q. I am a 43-year-old woman, and I’m trying to decide whether I should undergo a yearly mammogram. My gynecologist just told me that her national organization recommends this, but I recall that a national panel did not. What should I do?
Continue Reading