Breast cancer screening: Time for rational discourse
See related commentaries on pages 2784–91 and 2792–99, and related article on pages 2839–46, this issue.
See related article What we know and what we think we know: An editor's perspective on a charged debate
Breast cancer screening has limitations, but most of the evidence demonstrates that it saves lives. Women still should be encouraged to have screening mammograms but also should be made aware of their limitations.