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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on New Approaches to Early Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer; Herdman R, Norton L, editors. Saving Women's Lives: Strategies for Improving Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnosis: A Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Institute of Medicine Symposium. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.

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