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Battle Heats Up Over Mammography Benefits

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Science  01 Mar 2002:
Vol. 295, Issue 5560, pp. 1624-1625
DOI: 10.1126/science.295.5560.1624b

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The top U.S. health official last week fired the most dramatic salvo to date in a long, drawn-out war over the benefits of mammography. But it is unlikely to be the last shot on the subject.