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Dr. Emily Senay


What do you need to know about mammograms?

After years of being told that early detection was the key to treating breast cancer, many were understandably stunned last year when a panel of scientists concluded that women over 40 don’t need mammograms nearly as often as previously thought. And a new study out of Sweden raises even more questions about how often mammograms [...]

Alison on mammograms

Warning: opinion ahead. File this under the “what should I believe” category:  a new study suggests that mammograms for certain women aren’t really all that helpful.  Our medical correspondent Dr. Emily Senay will join us to discuss the study on the broadcast this Friday — the first day of breast cancer awareness month.  But that’s not [...]

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