UAB agrees with Sweden; women 40-49 should get mammograms
Posted Sep 30 2010 12:00am
A Swedish study out this week showed that mammography screening in women ages 40 to 49 greatly reduced breast cancer mortality in that country.
More than 16 million Swedish women participated in the study. 7.3 million had mammograms. 8.8 women did not. In the group that had mammograms, there was a 26 percent reduction in the breast cancer death rate.