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February 25, 2014

Do not be fooled: Mammograms do save women’s lives

Here we go again. The confusion about mammograms reached new heights last week with the publicity of a Canadian study that questions their value. As a doctor who has had to deliver painful diagnoses and watch patients struggle with breast cancer, I want to set the record straight for Charlotte-area women: mammograms save lives. Women must not let media hype of a flawed study prevent them from getting this critical annual exam.

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