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Is Mammogram Software Effective at Detecting Cancer?

Computer programs act as a second opinion in mammography in an effort to help doctors spot breast cancers they might have missed. But a recent study says the programs don't necessarily improve the cancer detection rate.


Joanne Silberner, NPR's health policy correspondent

Constance Lehman, associate professor of radiology; chief, Section of Breast Imaging, University of Washington Medical Center

Dr. Deborah Armstrong, associate professor of oncology, gynecology and obstetrics; Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore

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