Mammography Screening — Polling Results
Recently, we gave readers the opportunity to share their opinions on mammography screening in Clinical Decisions, an interactive feature in which experts discuss a controversial topic and readers vote and post comments. The feature coincided with the publication of an article by Bleyer and Welch,1 in which the long-term effects of mammography screening on the incidence of breast cancer in the United States between 1976 and 2008 were reported. The authors found a doubling of the incidence of early-stage breast cancers during this period but only a small decrease in the incidence of late-stage breast cancers during the same period. . . .