Controversial Mammogram Study Has Surprising Results

Mammogram

Table of Contents

[videojs mp4=”http://htedge.arcostream.com/000844/www.thedoctorstv.com/Feature/11041/ProcamsD6107_Mammogram_Controversy_2_med.mp4″]

Controversial Mammogram Study Has Surprising Results

According to a 25-year study out of Canada, mammograms were not shown to be effective in reducing the number of breast cancer-related deaths in middle-aged women. The study also suggests that breast cancers detected via mammograms were over-treated, often at the cost of patients’ health. Breast specialist and surgeon Dr. Kristi Funk explains the specific details of the study. Plus, Dr. Funk shares important breast cancer screening tips.

More from this Episode

Talk about the Show

Watch more of Dr. Rachael Ross on The Doctors.

Are you a fan of Dr. Rachael Ross? Do you have a medical question you’d love her advice about? Maybe you’d even like a private consulation with her? Please write The Doctors and tell us your story, and ask anything you want. Who knows … she might even just show up to your house to answer your questions!

Visit TheDoctorsTV.com and submit your questions for Dr. Rachael and The Doctors.