The Screening Mammogram Debate Continues

Here is another point of view which I thought was worth reading and considering. Like most things in life change is a given and is constant. As health care providers begin to understand more through research and practise about the behavior of certain diseases, eventually the management of certain diseases changes as well. A review of 50 years of breast cancer screening data, published in the April issue of JAMA has come to the conclusion that a woman’s decision to have screening mammography “should be individualized based on patients’ risk profiles and preferences,” The Article is in JAMA. 2014;311(13):1327-1335. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.1398. A Systematic Assessment of Benefits and Risks to Guide Breast Cancer Screening Decisions Lydia E. Pace, MD, MPH1; Nancy L.

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