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[The Boston Globe Daily Dose Blog] 1 Million Women 'Overdiagnosed' with Breast Cancer Due to Mammograms, Controversial Study Suggests
Others, however, defended the researchers' conclusions, saying the study verifies research data that's been published in other countries. "They just took a different way of looking at the likely benefits of mammographic screening and the overdiagnosis rate," said Dr. Michael Barry, president of the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation.Read the full-text article.
'After looking at mammography's pros and cons, I think many women will still want to be screened, particularly those in their 50s and 60s,' said Dr. Michael Barry, president of the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation in Boston. 'Outside, this age range, getting screened requires more thought.'Read the full-text article.