Breast cancer study on overtreatment costs

‘Study authors Mei-Sing Ong and Kenneth Mandl say their findings indicate that the cost of breast cancer overtreatment appears to be much higher than previously estimated. Their $4 billion figure is the midpoint of a range…’ – study by Mei-Sing Ong and Kenneth Mandl.

And that’s only the monetary costs!

Ricardo Alonso-ZALDIVAR. Associated Press. 6 April.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_MAMMOGRAMS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2015-04-06-16-02-02

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Medical writer, author, artist. Cancer campaigner. Aiming always to improve health services and bring compassion into health care.
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