National Breast Cancer Coalition

Mammography Screening: What Should the Global Population Know?

Michael Baum, MD | University College London

Date: May 6, 2013 | Run Time: 23:31 | Course Level: Beginner

Hear the architect of the UK's national health service mammography screening program discuss why it needs an overhaul. Listen to Dr. Michael Baum from University College London describe the impact of overdiagnosis and overtreatment of breast cancer from a global perspective.

You will learn:

  • The serious limitations of mammography screening, and the harms and benefits.
  • An analysis of overdiagnosis and overtreatment and the costs to women's health.
  • Why mammography screening policy needs to change for the health of women.

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NBCC is grateful to the WellPoint Foundation for their generous support of the Online Center for Advocacy Training.