In a criticism of the recently published ACS guidelines on breast screening (Oeffinger, K. C. et al. Breast cancer screening for women at average risk. 2015 guideline update from the American Cancer Society. JAMA 314, 1599–1614 (2015)), Jorgensen and Gotzsche call attention to some important points, including the absolute need to consider critical outcomes when making recommendations.
Updated screening guidelines – much ado about small improvements. Karsten Juhl Jørgensen and Peter C. Gøtzsche. Mature Reviews, Clinical Oncology. Advance online publication.