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Possible net harms of breast cancer screening: updated modelling of Forrest report.

Raftery J, Chorozoglou M. Possible net harms of breast cancer screening: updated modelling of Forrest report. BMJ. 2011;343:d7627. . doi:10.1136/bmj.d762

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December 21, 2011
Raftery J, Chorozoglou M. BMJ. 2011;343:d7627.

This report contends that breast cancer screening programs may actually harm women in the first 10 years that they undergo screening, due to overdiagnosis and excess harm from radiation exposure.

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Raftery J, Chorozoglou M. Possible net harms of breast cancer screening: updated modelling of Forrest report. BMJ. 2011;343:d7627. . doi:10.1136/bmj.d762