B.C. OKs annual breast cancer screening for high-risk women

February 4, 2014 2:53 PM

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B.C. OKs annual breast cancer screening for high-risk women

VANCOUVER -- A new breast cancer screening policy for British Columbia urges women aged 40 to 74 to have annual mammograms if their mothers, sisters or daughters have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

The B.C. Cancer agency is releasing its new guidelines today, and calls this recommendation a step toward personalized cancer screening.

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