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Posted by on Nov 23, 2012 in Featured, Health | 2 comments

1.3 million Overdiagnosed for Breast Cancer in US: Study

1.3 million overdiagnosed for breast cancer in US: study (via AFP)

More than a million US women have received unnecessary and invasive cancer treatments over the last 30 years, thanks to routine mammograms that detected harmless tumors, scientists said. The results throw new doubt over the effectiveness of an already controversial cancer screening tool that is aimed…