Mammography detects about 80 percent to 90 percent of breast cancers in women without symptoms, on average. The testing is somewhat more accurate for postmenopausal than premenopausal women. Source: American [...]
Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell’s new ad claims that Democrat Creigh Deeds’ policies would bring $7,800 in higher taxes over four years for Virginia households. The ad would be [...]
In what could be an early preview of the 2012 campaign, Mitt Romney – a once and perhaps future Republican presidential hopeful – has released a new video on his [...]
The tomb of Christopher Columbus is in the Cathedral of Sevilla in Spain. Source: CatedralSevilla.es
While white women have a higher incidence rate of breast cancer than African American women at age 45 and older, African American women have a higher incidence rate before that [...]
Women aged 20-24 in the U.S. had the lowest incidence rate of breast cancer from 2002-2006, at 1.4 cases per 100,000 women. The 75-79 age group had the highest incidence [...]
President Obama’s unexpected Nobel Peace Prize may end up being the story of the week, but it was the third-party groups that occupied most of our attention here at FactCheck.org. [...]
Q: Will the House cap-and-trade bill raise the cost of a gallon of gasoline by 77 cents?
A: That extreme estimate comes from the oil and gas industry’s lobby. Nonpartisan government experts project a lower increase, most likely between 12 and 67 cents per gallon in 2020.
The estimated new cases of breast cancer in the U.S. for 2009 are: 192,370 women and 1,910 men. Estimated deaths are 40,170 women and 440 men. Source: National Cancer Institute
Voters in New York’s 23rd congressional district – where a special election has been forced by the appointment of former GOP Rep. John McHugh to be secretary of the Army [...]