Mammograms – the science does not persuade.

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  despite rigorous scientific findings and new national guidelines, doctors are not advising patients according to the science and so not changes in utilization have been accomplished.

 

Despite new recommendations, women in 40s continue to get routine mammograms at same rate (May 15, 2013) — Women in their 40s continue to undergo routine breast cancer screenings despite national guidelines recommending otherwise, according to new research. … > full story

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