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January 13th, 2010
10:12 AM ET

Health care and mammograms

Many doctors and patient groups have long supported early, frequent screening for breast cancer. The senate just approved an amendment to its health care legislation that would require insurance companies to offer free mammograms and other preventive services to women despite a federal panel's recommendation back in November that most women in their 40's no longer need to be screened yearly. Dr. Freya Schnabel, Director of breast surgery at New York University's Langone Medical Center spoke to CNN's Kiran Chetry Wednesday.


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