UK study: Mammograms for women over 50 save lives, but for each life saved, 3 are overtreated

  • Article by: MARIA CHENG , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 30, 2012 - 2:50 AM
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vlombardyNov. 4, 12 7:54 AM

"But some cancers will be treated that would never have caused any harm and unfortunately, we can't yet tell which cancers are harmful and which are not" So, the obvious question is: How does anyone know that the cancers treated would have caused no harm had they not been treated?

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