Original Article

Imperative Changes in Detection Methods for Breast Cancer

Authors: .J GERSHON-COHEN MD, DSc (Med)


After emphasizing that progress in surgical and radiotherapeutic methods of treatment of breast cancer has reduced its gloomy outlook not at all, the author points out that improvement can only be anticipated through earlier diagnosis. He describes diagnostic adjuncts available today whose increased usage can lead to the finding of cancers before the palpating fingers do so. The author outlines what should be the diagnostic regimen for women over age 35.

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