The Imprecision Behind Mammogram Guidance

Recent Research on Breast-Cancer Screeing Incorporates Wide Margins of Error; Scientists Defend ‘Qualitative Assessment’ Critics of new recommendations to scale back breast-cancer screening complain that cold numbers trumped medical judgment. But despite decades of extensive mammography study, those numbers are inexact and don’t point to a clear course of action. The U.S. Preventive Services Task […]

Posted: December 9, 2009 | View More »