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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.

06/24/2014

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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.

11/11/2013

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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.

10/10/2013

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.

10/24/2011

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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