Older Women: More Mammograms, More Problems

A new study says that the The American Cancer Society’s recommendation that all women over 40 get a mammogram once a year causes more problems for women than it solves.

The study reveals annual and bi-annual screenings as sharing the same results when it comes to discovering an aggressive form of breast cancer. Annual screenings do nothing to reduce the risk of being diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer.

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More mammograms mean more problems for older women, study finds