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


Canadian Panel Nixes Mammograms for Women in Their 40s


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.