Addition Of Screening Mammograms Adds No Benefit, But Causes Harm

Clamoring over screening protocols has started anew with the release of a Canadian study confirming earlier results that annual mammography screening did not reduce breast cancer deaths. Instead, it contributed to the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that would not have been life threatening in the first place. We’ve heard it all before, with varying . . . → Read More: Addition Of Screening Mammograms Adds No Benefit, But Causes Harm

Research Brief: Canadian National Breast Screening Study

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One of the largest studies of screening mammography, the Canadian National Breast Screening Trial, is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) that compared breast cancer incidence and mortality for women ages 40 to 59 who did, or did not, have an annual screening mammogram. The study followed nearly 90,000 women . . . → Read More: Research Brief: Canadian National Breast Screening Study

Research Brief: Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer

The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Cancer Institute, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries collaborate annually to provide updates on cancer incidence and death rates and trends in these outcomes for the United States. This year’s Annual Report to the Nation on the status . . . → Read More: Research Brief: Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer