Science cannot settle the mammogram debate.

Put this all together, and what it says is that whether to have a mammogram isn’t a life-or-death decision, Welch said. As I wrote last year, science can’t settle the mammogram debate — choices about whether to get screened are value judgments with no one correct answer. Women who want to get screened should, but women who opt out should not be demonized for their choice, Welch said.


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