Breast Cancer Screenings Appear to Do More Harm Than Good, Danish Study Says

Breast Cancer Screenings Appear to Do More Harm Than Good, Danish Study Says
Breast cancer screenings resulted in a substantial rise in early breast tumors and lesions detected, but didn’t reduce the numbers of advanced cancers diagnosed and likely led to excessive overtreatment, a study of screenings in Denmark reported. In fact, researchers suggested that one in every three invasive tumors and cases of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) lesions found represented an overdiagnosis, defined

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