Study: Mammograms Less Effective Than Previously Thought

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Though mammograms have been widely considered essential, lifesaving preventative measures, a new investigation of cancer data has concluded that they actually lead to overdiagnosis and mostly confirm the existence of small, benign tumors rather than spotting fatal cancer at earlier or more manageable stages. What do you think?

“I knew my mom was a total sucker for getting these done.”

Peter Kutsch • Fence Engineer

“Anything that uncomfortable has to be effective.”

Thad Cunkle • Municipal Historian


“I’m beginning to think that I’m going to die no matter how careful I am.”

Grace Rowland • Sock Manufacturer