PBS NewsHour

Annual Mammograms Necessary? Physicians Debate Prevention

Clip: 12/25/2012 | 6m 51s

Annual mammograms have been seen as an important screening tool: They are very effective in helping find small, slow-growing cancers. But how good are they at finding fatal tumors? Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports on a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine that has reignited the debate.

Aired: 12/25/12

Rating: NR

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