Majority of women diagnosed with breast cancer after screening mammograms get unnecessary treatment, study finds

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 18:11 in Health & Medicine

More than half of breast cancers newly diagnosed in the United States are likely cases of mistaken identity that subject women to needless anxiety, treatment and expense, researchers reported Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study also found that the value of mammograms as...

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