Breast cancer screening – NBC News

Mammogram Dilemma: Screening Depends on Personal Risk
By JoNel Aleccia
A new review of 50 years’ worth of studies assessing the value of mammograms finds that the benefits are often overstated, the harms are minimized — and that decisions about screening must be tailored to individual risks and personal preferences

http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/mammogram-dilemma-screening-depends-personal-risk-n68311

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