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Controversial Mammogram Study

Sure to spark up more debate is a new study out today on mammograms. The study suggests women 50 to 69 are less likely to die from breast cancer if they undergo screening, but not by as much as researchers expected.

The screening program found a 10% decline in mortality. Researchers expected more along the lines of 30%. That's about a third of the total reduction in mortality seen over the years.

Tonight on first at 5 were taking a closer look at this study and seeing if it will affect treatment for Texoma patients.

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