Breast cancer screening for 40-49 year old women not supported by solid evidence: Politics will now supersede sound science and trash it

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for November 22, 2011

Source:

Canadian Panel Nixes Mammograms for Women in Their 40s

Reference:

Tonelli M, et al “Recommendations on screening for breast cancer in average-risk women aged 40-74 years” CMAJ 2011; DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.110334.

Additional source: CMAJ
Source reference:
Gøtzsche PC “Time to stop mammography screening?” CMAJ 2011; DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.111721.

 

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