Study Ignites Debate Over Value of Mammogram Screenings; @ProMedicaHealth Expert Available for Comment

Article ID: 613755

Released: 13-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

Source Newsroom: ProMedica

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    Robin Shermis, MD, MPH

As a new study adds doubt to the value of mammograms, experts counter that it remains a valuable and lifesaving screening tool.

Robin Shermis, MD, MPH, is medical director of ProMedica Toledo Hospital’s Breast Care Center. He is available to discuss the benefits of screening mammograms.

Dr. Shermis is a board-certified radiologist specializing in breast imaging. He completed his fellowship and residency at University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor, Mich. He earned his Medical Doctorate from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

ProMedica Toledo Hospital’s Breast Care Center is devoted exclusively to patients with breast health issues. It is recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology for meeting the highest standards of the radiology profession and achieving accreditation in mammography, breast ultrasound, ultrasound-guided biopsy, and stereotactic breast biopsy. For more information about ProMedica Toledo Hospital Breast Care Center, visit http://www.promedica.org/BreastCare.

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