Study: Mammograms Do Not Reduce Breast Cancer Death Rates Staff
Posted: Feb 13, 2014 11:41 AM
It is widely believed in the realm of medicine that annual mammography is a vital preventative tool against breast cancer. But in a recently reported long-term study of women age 40-59 conducted in Canada, the practice was found not to appreciably reduce cancer death rates after all. This has led to questions as to whether mammography has created a trend of "overdiagnosis" of the disease.