Diane Radford, M.D.

Posts Tagged ‘Edinburgh Breast Screening Project’

January 20, 2012
The Screening Mammography Furor: My Viewpoint as a Breast Surgeon

“I am in a reflective mood as I lie here in the sunshine at the end of my life.” So began the article by Dr M. Maureen Roberts, published posthumously, in the British Medical Journal on 4th Nov 1989, in which she considered the efficacy of the mammography screening program in the UK (1). She continued “Breast cancer has caught up with me, after eight good years.” Maureen Roberts was the clinical director of the Edinburgh Breast…