#Breastcancer experts can discuss screening guidelines based on research @ucdavis. #radiation exposure and dense #breasts

Article ID: 645819

Released: 8-Jan-2016 7:05 PM EST

Source Newsroom: UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Expert Pitch
  • Credit: UC Regents

    Diana Miglioretti, PhD

  • Credit: UC Regents

    Joy Melnikow, MD

Newswise — Joy Melnikow,MD authored the paper on the evidence available to support additional screening for women with dense breasts. She is available for interviews on this work, which informed the USPSTF in the development of their screening guidelines in the Jan. 11 Annals of Internal Medicine.

Diana Miglioretti, PhD authored the paper on radiation exposure risks associated with mammography. She is available for interviews on her work, which also informed the USPSTF in the development of their updated guidelines.


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