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Breast Cancer and the Value of Screening Mammography – Three Decades of Research…and Some Thoughts on DEFEATING CANCER - An Interview With Archie Bleyer MD


Learn Why Screening Mammography May Be Increasing the Early Detection of Breast Cancer but Not Responsible for the Reduction in Breast Cancer Deaths, and….Some Good News from the DEFEATCancer Program!

Kirk Hamilton interviews Dr. Archie Bleyer, MD, an oncologist and Medical Advisor to the St. Charles Regional Cancer Center in Bend, Oregon and director of the DEFEAT Cancer Program, a year-round survivorship empowerment program for cancer survivors and their caregivers focusing on nutrition, physical activity, education and inspiration. He is a Clinical Research Professor at Oregon Health and Science University; Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston; and Director of the Aflac/CureSearch Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Research.  During the past four decades, Dr. Bleyer has been awarded research grants totaling more than $75 million as a principal investigator from the National Institutes of Health, the American Cancer Society, and the Leukemia Society of America. His research has been published in more than 300 peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and books. He is the co-author of a paper entitled, “Effect of Three Decades of Screening Mammography on Breast-Cancer Incidence,” N Engl J Med, November 2012

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