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Requested Education on Screening Mammography

Published:October 23, 2015DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2015.08.028
      The stated conclusion of Archie Bleyer's article, “Screening Mammography,” is “until we have better screening procedures that identify who really has cancer and needs to be treated, the risk of overdiagnosis relative to the benefit of screening merits more effective public and professional education.” Thus, my brief professional education to Dr. Bleyer and the public is as follows.
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