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Mammography and Clinical Breast Examination – False Positive and Negative Rates

A false-negative mammogram looks normal even though breast cancer is present. A false-positive mammogram looks abnormal but no cancer is actually present. A false positive mammogram can lead to additional testing and even biopsy and anxiety. A  false-negative mammogram can … Continue reading

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