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Saving women's lives : strategies for improving breast cancer detection and diagnosis / Committee on New Approaches to Early Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer, National Cancer Policy Board, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Policy and Global Affairs Division ; Janet E. Joy, Edward E. Penhoet, and Diana B. Petitti, editors.

Joy, Janet E. 1953-
[2005], ©2005
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Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2005], ©2005.

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xxi, 361 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


Benefits and limitations of mammography -- Improving breast cancer screening services -- Understanding breast cancer risk -- Biologically based technologies -- The necessary environment for research and development -- Translating new technologies into improved patient outcomes -- Recommendations.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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