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Is it a woman’s right to know she has a condition that could mask breast cancer?
The Mercury News

For seven straight years since turning 40, Amy Colton religiously scheduled a mammogram. Every year, the test showed nothing. Two years ago, however, the registered nurse was shocked to discover she was in the latter stages of breast cancer. Then she learned that her radiologist and primary-care physician knew she had a condition that blocks the detection of cancer cells in mammograms — but they never told her.