Drug Bust... Mammography's days are numbered

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Before the "pink" season reaches us, it's a good time to prepare, by reading about breast cancer overdiagnosis. In Drug Bust, Alan Cassels, a drug policy researcher, quotes Dr. Peter Gotzsche, a Danish physician and one of the world’s experts on the science behind breast cancer screening, as saying: “The most effective method we have to reduce the occurrence of breast cancer is to stop screening.”

Read Drug Bust.

Cassels is the author of Seeking Sickness: Medical Screening and the Misguided Hunt for Disease, which has a chapter devoted to the breast cancer screening debate. Read CWHN's review of Seeking Sickness.