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Overdiagnosis in mammography screening programmes

Intervista a Karsten Juhl Jørgensen By 17 Ottobre 2023No Comments

Do we have an overdiagnosis problem in mammography screening programmes for early detection of breast cancer in asymptomatic women? The question is more important than ever now that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force changed its recommendation for the starting age for mammography screening from 50 to 40 years. We’ve met Karsten Juhl Jørgensen (Department of Clinical Research – Københavns Universitet, Cochrane Denmark) a the meeting Medicine & the Media in Florence.