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US mammography programme beset by flaws

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7371.987/b (Published 02 November 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:987
  1. Fred Charatan
  1. Florida

    Concern is growing at the safety and effectiveness of the government approved mammography screening centres in the United States.

    Every year more than 40% of the nation's 9500 mammography clinics have been cited for violating one or more federal rules governing their operation. Last year the Food and Drug Administration …

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