High-risk men may benefit from breast cancer screening too

Written by Ilana Landau, Editor

A novel observational study has determined that men at high risk of developing breast cancer may benefit from selective mammography screening. Researchers from New York University’s (NYU) School of Medicine and Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center (both NY, USA) have conducted the largest, most inclusive medical records review of men who have received mammograms in the USA. The results of the study, published in Radiology, suggest that mammography screening may confer significant benefits for early disease detection in men at high risk of developing breast cancer. The study evaluated the medical records of 1869 men, aged 18—96, who underwent breast cancer...

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