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Breast Cancer Screening Position Paper from Dr. Grace Makari-Judson

Dr. Grace Makari-Judson, Medical Director of the Comprehensive Breast Center and Associate Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine has published a position paper in reaction to the US Preventative Services Task Force's recommendations for breast cancer screening, released in November, 2009.   The paper contains information about the USPSTF's recommendations as well as the position held by the Comprehensive Breast Center.  We invite you to read the full article

While we at Baystate Ob/Gyn Group, Inc. believe in continuous research and evaluation of data, at this time we stand by the guidelines from the American Cancer Society and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.   We will continue to monitor the current data available. It is important to remember that any blanket recommendation should be applied only after individual circumstances have been taken into consideration. It remains our goal to help you evaluate your health in the context of your personal and family history, and apply the best course of action both for preventative measures as well as for treatment when needed. If you have any specific questions about your health at any time, please feel free to contact us.

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