Overdiagnosis of invasive breast canc...

Overdiagnosis of invasive breast cancer due to mammography screening: ...

There are 1 comment on the CiteULike story from Apr 25, 2013, titled Overdiagnosis of invasive breast cancer due to mammography screening: .... In it, CiteULike reports that:

Annals of internal medicine , Vol. 156, No. 7. , pp. 491-499, doi:10.1059/0003-4819-156-7-201204030-00005 Precise quantification of overdiagnosis of breast cancer due to mammography screening has been hampered by lack of valid comparison groups that identify incidence trends attributable to screening versus those due to temporal trends in ... (more)

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Since: Feb 10

Saint Petersburg, FL

#1 Apr 25, 2013

What is wrong with these stupid, stupid researchers????

Mammograms are a SCREENING device.

The ONLY time breast cancer is "over-diagnosed" is when a BIOPSY is taken and healthy cancer cells are mistaken for cancerous ones.

Since the differences at the cellular level are distinct and known, that is a VERY rare occurrence.

Even then, a woman can get a second opinion on the results of a biopsy.

STUPID research. No doubt the authors think it is brilliant.

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