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The Folly of Limited Screening for Breast Cancer

By Women's Voices for Change Medical Advisory Board
On Monday evening, the way that we are supposed to recommend breast cancer screening to women was radically shaken to the core and has left many physicians and their patients angered and confused. Mammograms have been one of our great triumphs in the early detection of cancer, resulting in fewer deaths from breast cancer in women over the age of 40.…
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A New Outlook for Stem Cell Research

By Elizabeth Poynor, M.D., Ph.D.
by Dr. Elizabeth Poynor President Obama, at a White House ceremony on Monday, announced a lifting  of the eight-year ban on federal support of stem cell research that was imposed by President Bush in 2001. While no decisions have yet been made about expansion of federal funding for embryonic stem cell research, today’s move holds great promise for the future…
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