30 May '11, 8am

New breast cancer guidelines seen as unsafe: NEW YORK - MORE than eight out of 10 women say new guidelines reco...

NEW YORK - MORE than eight out of 10 women say new guidelines recommending against routine breast cancer screening of women under 50 are 'unsafe,' according to an opinion poll. But most of the women also seriously overestimate their risk of developing the disease, researchers from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester found. 'Indeed, they have been exposed to consistent and high profile media campaigns, endorsed by medicine and a variety of interest groups, that have indoctrinated them into the concepts that mammograms lead to early detection and early detection saves lives,' Autumn Davidson and other researchers wrote in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The controversy over screening mammography flared up in late 2009, when a government-funded group of independent experts decided to change its recommendations. Instead of advising an...

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