Canadian study not relevant to Australia

Cancer research groups have moved quickly to quash research findings that regular screening mammograms are only as good as physical examinations.

Responding to a new Canadian study that found no mortality benefit for women aged 40-59 undergoing annual mammograms, Professor Ian Olver who heads up Cancer Council Australia, said the study was not relevant to Australia.

“You are comparing apples with oranges if you try to apply conclusions from the Canadian study to Australia, where