Philip Strax – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

September 11, 2016

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Strax

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Philip Strax (January 1, 1909 – March 9, 1999) was a radiologist who pioneered the use ofmammography to screen for early breast cancer. With co-investigators statistician Sam Shapiro and surgeon Louis Venet he conducted a randomized controlled trial comparing outcomes of 60,000 women who received either mammogram and clinical breast exam (study group) or "usual practices in receiving medical care" (control group).
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