Are Mammograms Useless in Screening for Breast Cancer?

This morning the New York Times trumpeted theĀ  news that “mammograms fail to cut risk of death and causes overdiagnosis”, apparently the result of a major Canadian study involving 90,000 women over 25 years (to read the article, click here). For women like me who’ve been undergoing mammograms ever since we turned 40, this is…