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BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 19 May 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1166

Digital mammography reduces patients' anxiety: A study from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, presented at a meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society last week, shows that digital mammography reduced “call-back appointments,” patients' anxiety, and cost. Among 6189 women having conventional mammography, 274 (4.4%) were called back for further examinations. Of 6792 …

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