Benefits of Mammography Questioned

The logic of mammography seems so simple, unfortunately, the results are not simple and there are many who question the value of mammograms.  Below is an excerpt from a piece on the Health Beat Blog written by Naomi Freundlich, who has joined The Century Foundation.

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here is another excerpt from the same article:

Two years ago, the American College of Physicians issued new breast cancer screening guidelines suggesting that a routine annual mammogram for low-risk women in their 40s may cause more harm than good, and that the decision to be screened should be individual,

For the complete article go here:

http://tinyurl.com/dab5n5

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  1. I think you might enjoy reading my blog. We share a similar perspective and many things. I too have an interest in our perceptions of risk and share a skepticism regarding screening.

    http://georgiacontrarian.blogspot.com/2009/10/great-screening-disappointment.html




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