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New York Times: Gil Welch on what we still don't know about breast cancer screening

Conceptual article in JAMA Internal Medicine!

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The problem

Overuse of some medical screening tests exposes patients to avoidable harms and contributes to high health care costs.

Our purpose

At the UNC Research Center for Excellence in Clinical Preventive Services, we seek to understand and encourage appropriate use of screening. We focus on conducting and disseminating research, and developing strategies to improve patient and provider decision making.