Mammography More Likely to Lead to Excessive Treatment Than to Save Lives, Study Suggests

Mammography More Likely to Lead to Excessive Treatment Than to Save Lives, Study Suggests
Mammography screenings may be a less valuable breast cancer-detecting tool than thought. A recent study showed that breast cancer screenings are as likely — if not more so — to detect small tumors that will not grow as they are to identify at an early stage potentially dangerous ones. The study, “Breast-Cancer Tumor Size, Overdiagnosis, and Mammography

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