Breast Cancer Prevention and Federal Screening Guidelines

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founding chair of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, talked about her opposition to the federal breast cancer… read more

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founding chair of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, talked about her opposition to the federal breast cancer screening guidelines released the previous week by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The task force recommended that self breast examinations and annual mammograms for women in their 40s are unnecessary. Following Ambassador Brinker’s remarks she responded to questions submitted by members of the audience. close

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Breast Cancer Prevention and Federal Screening Guidelines

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Category:
National Press Club
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 23, 2009
Last Aired:
Dec 2, 2009

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  • Nov 23, 2009 | 12:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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