Mammograms
Who in the World are They Good For?

Summary

Controversial new evidence suggests that mammography screening for women in high-income nations may have diminishing value in light of effective modern treatment options. But for women in lower-income nations, mammography screening is not enough of a priority, treatment is poor and women face greater risk. On March 8, 2011, International Women’s Day, expert participants met at The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health to address the question, “Mammograms: Who in the world are they good for?”

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