Study questions mammograms in the U.S.

Posted: November 23, 2012 at 2:45 a.m.

Roughly a third of all tumors discovered in routine mammography screenings are unlikely to result in illness, according to a new study that says 30 years of the breast-cancer exams have resulted in the overdiagnosis of 1.3 million American women.

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Front Section, Pages 10 on 11/23/2012