BREAST CANCER ‘OVERDIAGNOSED?’

Posted by on September 4, 2012

Melinda Beck of the Wall Street Journal posted an article on breast cancer.

Every few months, another study reports that many breast cancers are being “overdiagnosed”—that is, detected and treated even though they would never cause problems if they were left alone. In one article, epidemiologists in Norway estimated that 15% to 25% of breast cancers found by mammograms were being treated unnecessarily.
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http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444914904577623522202606392.html

 


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