Mammograms fail to cut cancer deaths

Mammographic screening did not reduce deaths from breast cancer  in the UK, a new study has found.

A review of breast cancer deaths in the Oxford region over 40 years before and after the introduction of breast cancer screening in 1988 found that participation in screening had no impact on breast cancer mortality.

The study, conducted by researchers from Oxford University, found that breast cancer deaths reached a peak in the mid 1980s and then started to decline