What You Need to Know About the Canadian National Breast Screening StudyThe Breast Cancer Site
News of the Canadian National Breast Screening Study and its findings have been making waves in the media recently. But what should these findings mean to you and your long-term approach proactive healthcare?
It’s important to remember that The American Cancer Society recommends women age 40 and older should have a mammogram and clinical breast exam every year and should continue to do so for as long as they are in good health. TheBreastCancerSite supports this recommendation and encourages all women to engage in an open, ongoing dialog with a trusted primary care provider about their preventative healthcare measures, including monitoring their breast health.
Breast Cancer Answers associate Dr. Lazlo Tabar offers his perspective on the study’s sampling methodology and subsequent findings.