Most surgeons still encourage annual, earlier mammograms

The vast majority of surgeons continue to recommend that women 40 years old or older with an average risk for breast cancer get annual screenings for the disease. This conflicts with a 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation that such women be screened every two years beginning at 50 years old and continuing through age 74. […]

New Study Adds to Screening Mammography Controversy

This post is based on my recent news report in¬†Digital Journal Results of a new study from Norway show that 15 to 25 percent – or about one in four – cases of breast cancer found through routine screening mammography is over diagnosed and would never have posed a health risk for the women had […]