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Medicine: Breast Cancer / Mammograms #1059999

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014
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(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) Report introduced.

(Studio: Mara Schiavocampo) A major report on the validity of mammograms for breast cancer examined; details given about the Canadian study on 90,000 women over 25 years, including the problem of overdiagnoses leading to unnecessary surgery. [Study author Dr. Cornelia BAINES†- outlines the study's message.] [ABC's Dr. Jennifer ASHTON†, cancer survivor Beth SHULMAN‡- defend mammograms.] The advice from the American Cancer Society noted.

Stephanopoulos, George;
Schiavocampo, Mara

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