Cancer screening: Doing more harm than good?

They say that yearly mammograms are not nearly as effective at reducing the risk of dying of breast cancer as most women think, and that mammography leads many women to get unnecessary treatment -- especially those diagnosed with DCIS. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Glenn LaBauve - Mar 12, 2009 - 8:41 AM PDT
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Edited by: Fabrice Florin - Mar 12, 2009 - 3:22 PM PDT

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - Mar. 18, 2009

Most of this perspective has been put forward before, especially regarding mamograms. Contrary opinions are not included. Factors involving family history are not presented.

Two skin cancer spots removed suggest to me the risks are not minimal. Overtesting does seem a valid concern, but not the only concern.

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Glenn LaBauve
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by Glenn LaBauve - Mar. 12, 2009
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Stefanie Taylor
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by Stefanie Taylor - May. 7, 2009

Well written. A little one sided and bias.

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