Quandry With Mammograms: Get a Screening or Just Skip It?


November 3, 2009

The New York Times

Here we go again. Another study raises questions about the benefits of mammograms, and another set of confusing statements issue forth from experts.

Last month, Dr. Otis Brawley, the American Cancer Society’s chief medical officer, told The New York Times that the medical profession had exaggerated the benefits of cancer screening, and that if a woman refused mammography, “I would not think badly of her, but I would like her to get it.” Read More