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Keeping Abreast

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008 

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What's Up, Doc?: Breast Exams Don't Prevent Death
Doctors often encourage women to examine their breasts for lumps. New research shows that this practice doesn't help prevent deaths from breast cancer. Dr. Sydney Spiesel discusses the significance of the new study with Alex Cohen. Listen to the segment.

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