The mammography dilemma: A crisis for evidence-based medicine?

Steven N. Goodman

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The newest contretemps over mammography is yet the latest eruption from a debate that has been simmering for decades. But a closer look at this controversy, which is officially joined here by publication of the rationale for the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, shows that its focus has shifted in a way that continues to pose a dilemma not only for women and their doctors but for evidence-based medicine itself.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-365
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Internal Medicine
Issue number5 I
StatePublished - Sep 3 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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