Tag Archives: Mammography

Preventing Overdiagnosis: Medical Journal Editors Panel


Published on Sep 26, 2013 Preventing Overdiagnosis: Winding back the harms of too much medicine Dartmouth College – September 10-12, 2013 Overdiagnosis is the diagnosis of “disease” that will never cause symptoms or death during a patient‘s lifetime. Overdiagnosis is … Continue reading

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El fin de las mamografias ? Eso creian…


Algo así titula un artículo de un periódico español sobre ésta práctica que ha dado más que hablar en las últimas semanas. Claro que las bases para ésta afirmación, no se basan en el famoso artículo del British Journal of … Continue reading

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Mammography screening decisions should be individualized to each patient


Source: Jama Report Published on Apr 1, 2014 About 40 thousand women die each year of breast cancer in the United States. Mammography screening is one way to detect breast cancer early. However, mammograms have benefits and harms. A review … Continue reading

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