BUS202 Week 7 Discussion (dq1+dq2)
Thinking Passage: Treating Breast Cancer: Why have the US Preventive Services Task Force’s new guidelines for breast cancer screening cast doubt on previous, long-standing recommendations that women over the age of 40 get routine mammograms and that all women should perform regular breast self-exams? On what evidence did the Task Force base their guidelines?
In this radio program, at least one caller and one of the guests (Constance Lehman, the medical director of radiology and director of breast imaging at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance) criticize the Task Force’s new guidelines. What reasoning do they offer in their objections?