Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 17th, 1995
The author's main argument is that mammography screening for women at any age is not worthwhile because too few lives are being saved as a result of early detection. The same conclusion could be made about the Pap smear and cervical cancer or the diagnosis of heart disease.
Another analogy applies to seatbelts. The National Safety Council estimates 5,300 lives are saved each year because...
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