Does Early Detection Save Lives?
In February, the results of one of the largest studies on screening mammography to date were published in the British Medical Journal. The Canadian study revealed that even though mammography is finding more and more breast cancer, screening mammography does not reduce death rates. Similar studies have identified that aggressively screening the general population for cancer is causing more harm than good. Webinar featured Dr. Anthony B. Miller, Professor Emeritus of the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health and lead author of one of the largest studies on screening mammography to date, the Canadian National Breast Screening Study.