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View updated coverage of Dr. Esserman's work from a KGO-TV report aired on December 3, 2009.

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Watch an interview with Dr. Esserman on this topic broadcast on the News Hour on PBS on October 20, 2009 (click on the Streaming Video tab to access)

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Read the transcript of the News Hour interview with Dr. Esserman here (PDF).

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Listen to a discussion on breast cancer screening with Dr. Esserman on KQED Forum, October 22, 2009

Dr. Esserman discusses DCIS on CBS 5 Eyewitness News with Kim Mulvihill, MD on October 29, 2009

Follow additional coverage of this story

01/19/10
Newsweek spotlights UCSF researchers study recommending that elderly women with severe dementia refrain from getting screening mammograms.

01/14/10
UCSF study finds cognitively impaired elderly women get unneeded screening mammography

11/18/09
UCSF Experts Weigh In on New Guidelines for Breast Cancer Screening

11/03/09
New York Times Second Opinion reportage on breast cancer screening features Dr. Laura Esserman

10/23/2009
Medscape Medical News
“Rethink’’ of Cancer Screening Triggers Comments and Controversy

10/23/2009
MDConsult.com
Cancer screening critique causes media firestorm

10/22/2009
New York Times – Page A26
Benefits and risks of cancer screening are not always clear, experts say

10/22/2009
San Francisco Examiner
Researchers urge redo on breast cancer screening

10/22/2009
U.S. News & World Report
The Confusion Over DCIS: What to Do About ‘Stage Zero’ Breast Cancer?

10/21/2009
New York Times – Front Page story
Cancer group has concerns on screening

10/21/2009
San Jose Mercury News – Front Page story
Cancer screens under review

10/21/2009
Newsweek
Sharon Begley - It May Not Save Your Life

Continuing coverage of Breast Cancer Screening

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