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Theresa Heinz Kerry: Get That Mammogram

By Women's Voices For Change
Theresa Heinz Kerry’s last piece seen at WVFC was on the need for long-term care to be included in health reform, which seems now to be occurring (at least as of today). Even then, we learn  now, Heinz Kerry was facing her own health-care crisis, after a routine mammogram last year revealed she had  breast cancer. So when the new…
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A Breast Surgeon’s Comment On Those Breast Cancer Guidelines

By Alisan B. Goldfarb, M.D., F.A.C.S.
As a practicing breast surgeon and member of the Medical Advisory Board of Women’s Voices for Change, I was asked to review the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)’s recommendation statement discouraging routine screening and regular breast self-exams. I think folly is too kind a description. Outrageous would be my choice of words. I seriously question how a group of…
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