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Study: 3D Mammography Increases Breast Cancer Detection

A new study shows that 3D mammography can find more cancer, with fewer false positives, reports CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez.


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City Expands Free Mammogram Program At Roseland Hospital

The decision to absorb a $300,000 state funding cut and bankroll a $200,000 expansion at nearly-shuttered Roseland Community Hospital is aimed at saving lives through early diagnosis.


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Women Urge City To Keep Mammogram Program Open

A group of female Chicago aldermen, health care workers, and breast cancer survivors launched a campaign Thursday, to urge the Chicago Department of Public Health to halt plans to close the program that provides mammograms to thousands of women every year.


Mammogram parties like this one are designed to make women feel less intimidated by the procedure. (CBS)

Mammogram Parties Take the Edge Off Procedure

Mammograms are life-saving tests a lot of women put off because they’re intimidated. But hospitals are finding new ways to make them more appealing – they’re called mammogram parties. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


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Huge Racial Disparity Found In Breast Cancer Mortality

Research finds hospitals in black communities don’t do as good a job in early detection or treatment.

WBBM Newsradio–10/21/2010