Sunday, 1 April 2012

National Breast Cancer Screening Programs-Dangerous Blood Clots-Blood Clot Risk

Dutch data adds to breast cancer screening debate

Results from one of the longest-running national breast cancer screening programs have shown that it has contributed to a 31% drop in deaths from the disease since 1989, with limited overdiagnosis and reasonable costs. (Source: MedWire News - Breast Cancer) read more..

Blood clot risk higher in heavy women

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle-aged women who are overweight or obese run a higher risk of potentially dangerous blood clots, especially after surgery, a large new study finds. The research, which followed more than one million UK women, confi... read more..

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