The mammogram debate continues...

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The Vancouver Sun recently published an interesting series of op-ed articles by Handel Reynolds on the mammography debate. The issues discussed include overdiagnosis, one of the most significant harms of screening and as well as the many political and economic agendas that back the use of mammograply.
Read them all here:
Stage-zero breast cancer is a disease that no one needs to know about
 
Marketers overplay breast cancer ‘epidemic’
With mammograms, politics trumps science
You can also learn more about this debate in CWHN’s recent article: Mammography screening: Weighing the pros and cons for women’s health.

The Vancouver Sun recently published an interesting series of op-ed articles by Handel Reynolds on the mammography debate. The issues discussed include overdiagnosis, one of the most significant harms of screening, as well as the political and economic agendas that have promoted the use of mammograply.

Read them all here:

Stage-zero breast cancer is a disease that no one needs to know about

Marketers overplay breast cancer ‘epidemic’

With mammograms, politics trumps science

Learn more about this debate in CWHN’s recent Network article: Mammography screening: Weighing the pros and cons for women’s health.