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Volume 35 Number 6

Oct. 31, 2002

Breast cancer screening not always best choice
Careful thought needed


Breast cancer screening through regular mammography is not necessarily of benefit to women between 40-49 years of age, according to Dr. Harold C. Sox, senior vice-president of the Annals of Internal Medicine. Dr. Sox spoke at the medical school Oct. 18 as part of the Atlantic Provinces Speakership Program in Internal Medicine.

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(L-R) Dr. Harold Sox and Dr. John Harnett
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Dr. Harold Sox (R) visited Memorial’s medical school to talk about the latest research on screening for breast cancer. He spoke to media at a news conference chaired by Dr. John Harnett (L).

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