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January
2019
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08:08 PM
America/New_York

BCBSNJ seeking 5,000 members for national breast cancer screening study

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is covering the cost for 5,000 of its members to participate in a five-year study designed to improve screening guidelines for mammograms. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is covering the cost for 5,000 of its members to participate in a five-year study designed to improve screening guidelines for mammograms.

The Women Informed to Screen Depending On Measures of Risk Study is looking to clarify which method is safer and more effective for women: routine yearly screening or a personalized screening schedule that takes into consideration genetic and other personal factors like age, family history and breast density. 

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