Breast screening: ductal carcinoma in situ and overdiagnosis

 

Women who want to know more about breast screening (in particular the diagnosis of DCIS) and who value evidence rather than wishful thinking, may appreciate this article by Hazel Thornton:

Ductal Carcinoma in Situ: The Costly Folly of Overdiagnosis. Ed. Ruth Armstrong, Croakey Blog, 15 June 2016. (Open access.)

https://croakey.org/ductal-carcinoma-in-situ-the-costly-folly-of-overdiagnosis

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