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This article explains in simpler language what the previous article discussed around the controversial CNBSS study. Opinion: Shoddy Canadian research is putting women’s lives at risk Regular mammography screenings detect cancer, despite what flawed study reported BY PAULA GORDON, SPECIAL TO THE VANCOUVER SUN FEBRUARY 13, 2014 Opinion: Shoddy Canadian research is putting women’s lives at risk A Canadian study published Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 in the British journal BMJ has revived a debate about the value of mammograms. The study suggests screening X-rays do not lower the risk of dying of breast cancer while finding many tumors that do not need treatment. Critics say the researchers used outdated equipment and methods that made mammograms look unfairly ineffective Photograph by: