National Breast Cancer Coalition

Mammography Screening: What Should the United States Public Know?

Barnett Kramer, MD, PhD | Division of Cancer Prevention at the NIH, NCI

Date: May 6, 2013 | Run Time: 16:53 | Course Level: Beginner

Hear the Director of Prevention at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) discuss the impact of screening on overdiagnosis and overtreatment. Dr. Barnett Kramer is the director of the NCI's Division of Cancer Prevention at the National Institutes of Health. Listen to Dr. Kramer speak about screening-related cancer over diagnosis and the implications for public health.

You will learn:

  • Evidence for the limitations for mammography screening.
  • An indepth analysis of the harms and benefits of mammography screening.
  • The impact of screening on public health policy.

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