Breast cancer screening cannot be justified, says researcher.

Breast cancer screening cannot be justified, says researcher

Book argues harm outweighs small number of lives saved, and accuses mammography supporters of misconduct.

Sarah Boseley, health editor of the The Guardian discusses how breast cancer screening can no longer be justified, because the harm to many women from needless diagnosis and damaging treatment outweighs the small number of lives saved, according to a book that accuses many in the scientific establishment of misconduct in their efforts to bury the evidence of critics and keep mammography alive.

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