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Venturing Out on a Limb: Axillary Web Syndrome

  Axillary web syndrome is a poorly understood cause of morbidity after lymph node surgery characterized by visible or palpable cords in the involved axilla extending down into the medial arm and forearm, often accompanied by a sensation of tightness, limitation of movement, and pain. Axillary web syndrome was first described in 2001 as a […]

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Male Breast: Clinical and Imaging Evaluations of Benign and Malignant Entities with Histologic Correlation

  Breast cancer is an uncommon disease in men. As a result, the diagnosis may not initially be considered. Understanding the common benign and malignant entities affecting the male breast is critical for timely and accurate diagnosis in the primary care setting. Most patients present with a palpable breast mass or pain. The usual etiology […]

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Mammography Screening Among the Elderly: A Research Challenge

Black and white women aged 75 to 84 years who had an annual mammography had lower 10-year breast cancer mortality than corresponding women who had biennial or no/irregular mammography.   Background Randomized trials demonstrate clear benefits of mammography screening in women through age 74 years. We explored age- and race-specific rates of mammography screening and […]

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Commentary: Beyond Mammography

Breast Cancer Screening: The Paradigm Shifts (Finally) The seemingly endless and often overwrought debate about the utility of screening mammography may finally be drawing to a close. We may at last be moving beyond the standard paradigm of mass screening by mammography alone, which has had, at best, marginal success in most developed countries, to […]

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Beyond Mammography?

Is it time to end the one-size-fits all approach to breast cancer screening? Yes! say authors of a provocative new review article and related editorial in the June 2013 issue of The American Journal of Medicine, now available on our website.

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