Professor of Medicine, Gilbert Welch, MD, says benefits of screening for breast cancer are limited

Monday, July 20, 2015

In a Los Angeles Times (7/20) op-ed, H. Gilbert Welch, a professor of medicine at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, writes, “If you haven’t gotten this message already, you should heed it now: The benefits of screening for breast cancer are limited.” Welch argues, “We should be doing fewer screening mammograms, not more

Response: SBI President, Elizabeth Morris, MD and ACR Breast Commission Chair, Debra Monticcilo, MD

Commentary on Breast Cancer Screening, Incidence, and Mortality Across US Counties

Response: The real truth about mammograms

Study: Increased use of mammograms to screen for breast cancer has not saved lives

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Read comments from SBI Board Member, Daniel Kopans, MD.