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Benefits of breast cancer screening not proved for women under 50

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7581.1266-a (Published 14 December 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1266

The benefits of breast cancer screening for women over 50 are fairly well established, but there remains a large question mark over screening for younger women. In an ambitious randomised trial that included more than 160 000 women, yearly screening …

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