Not as Many Lives Saved by Mammogram, Study Finds

As the debate rages among experts about whether women are unnecessarily over-screened for breast cancer, a new study may provide more ammunition to suggest frequent mammograms may not increase the chance of survival as much as once thought. Timely care and, "the widespread use of adjuvant therapy have probably combined to make screening now less important," said Dr. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, in an accompanying editorial. But many experts still aren't...Full Story
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