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Author Finkel, Madelon Lubin, 1949-

Title Understanding the mammography controversy : science, politics, and breast cancer screening / Madelon L. Finkel.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    616.9944 FIN    Available
Description viii, 199 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-194) and index.
Contents The female breast -- The epidemiology of breast cancer: who is at risk? -- Breast cancer and treatment options -- The principles of cancer screening and diagnosis -- Breast cancer detection: old and new techniques -- What does the research show? -- Science, politics, and mammograms -- Communicating with doctors / David Hyman and Madelon L. Finkel -- Coping with breast cancer -- The breast self-exam -- Listing of types of support groups and organizations -- Clinical trials.
Subject Breast -- Cancer -- Diagnosis -- Evaluation.
Medical screening -- Evaluation.
Breast -- Cancer -- Risk factors.
Breast -- Radiography.
ISBN 0275981886 (alk. paper)
9780275981884 (alk. paper)

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