Mammograms lead to overtreatment, do little to curb late-stage breast cancers, study concludes

  • Article by: MARILYNN MARCHIONE , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 21, 2012 - 8:52 PM

Mammograms have done surprisingly little to catch deadly breast cancers before they spread, a big U.S. study finds. At the same time, more than a million women have been treated for cancers that never would have threatened their lives, researchers estimate.

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