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Study Could Intensify Mammogram Debate

A new study could intensify the debate about the value of mammograms in screening for breast cancer, particularly for women in their 40s.   The study, researchers at Harvard Medical School’s Department of Health Care Policy and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, revealed that mammograms do save lives, but fewer than previously thought.   It also stated that the risks of regular mammography screening are larger than previously estimated.   Researchers reviewed 50 years of...

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