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Mammography No Benefit in Reducing Deaths From Breast Cancer

Mammography No Benefit in Reducing Deaths From Breast Cancer News & Analysis Clinical Trials Update Mammography No Benefit in Reducing After 2 weeks, 5% of children treated Deaths From Breast Cancer with eardrops still had otorrhea, compared Annual mammograms in women aged 40 to with 44% of those who received oral anti- 59 years do not offer any reduction in mor- biotics and 55% of those who were as- tality from breast cancer beyond that signed to initial observation. The median du- achieved with physical examination or usual ration of otorrhea was 4 days for children care, according to a study that randomly as- treated with eardrops, 5 days for those signed 89 835 women to undergo mam- treated with oral antibiotics, and 12 days for mography or clinical breast examinations in those assigned to observation. 15 teaching hospitals and cancer centers in The researchers note that the antibiotic- Canada (Miller A et al. BMJ. doi:10.1136/bmj glucocorticoid eardrops used in the trial are .g366 [published online February 11, 2014]). not routinely available outside the Nether- Over the 25-year study, 3250 women in landsandFrance,butthateardropswithsimi- the mammography group and 3133 in the lar antimicrobial activity, such as ciprofloxa- control group were diagnosed with breast cin and dexamethasone, are also likely http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Mammography No Benefit in Reducing Deaths From Breast Cancer

JAMA , Volume 311 (12) – Mar 26, 2014

Mammography No Benefit in Reducing Deaths From Breast Cancer

Abstract

News & Analysis Clinical Trials Update Mammography No Benefit in Reducing After 2 weeks, 5% of children treated Deaths From Breast Cancer with eardrops still had otorrhea, compared Annual mammograms in women aged 40 to with 44% of those who received oral anti- 59 years do not offer any reduction in mor- biotics and 55% of those who were as- tality from breast cancer beyond that signed to initial observation. The median du- achieved with physical examination or usual ration of otorrhea was...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2014 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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0098-7484
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1538-3598
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10.1001/jama.2014.3043
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Abstract

News & Analysis Clinical Trials Update Mammography No Benefit in Reducing After 2 weeks, 5% of children treated Deaths From Breast Cancer with eardrops still had otorrhea, compared Annual mammograms in women aged 40 to with 44% of those who received oral anti- 59 years do not offer any reduction in mor- biotics and 55% of those who were as- tality from breast cancer beyond that signed to initial observation. The median du- achieved with physical examination or usual ration of otorrhea was 4 days for children care, according to a study that randomly as- treated with eardrops, 5 days for those signed 89 835 women to undergo mam- treated with oral antibiotics, and 12 days for mography or clinical breast examinations in those assigned to observation. 15 teaching hospitals and cancer centers in The researchers note that the antibiotic- Canada (Miller A et al. BMJ. doi:10.1136/bmj glucocorticoid eardrops used in the trial are .g366 [published online February 11, 2014]). not routinely available outside the Nether- Over the 25-year study, 3250 women in landsandFrance,butthateardropswithsimi- the mammography group and 3133 in the lar antimicrobial activity, such as ciprofloxa- control group were diagnosed with breast cin and dexamethasone, are also likely

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 26, 2014

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