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How Often Do Mammograms Lead to False Positive Diagnoses?

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Estimates suggest that 17 percent of D.C.I.S. cases found through needle biopsy (often the next step after a mammogram detects a mass) are misdiagnosed. The New York Times also reported on several other concerning findings about the frequency of misdiagnosis: A 2006 study by Susan… Continue reading