Needless breast cancer imaging common

A recent Ontario study found that early-stage breast imaging after diagnosis is more common, even though guidelines recommend against it.

CBC’s Melanie Glanz found that “most provincial, national and international guidelines do not recommend X-rays for those with early stage, operable breast cancer with no symptoms, because the likelihood of a scan picking up evidence of the cancer spreading has been established in medical literature as extremely low.”

The complete article can be found here: Needless breast imaging