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"And although no one can say with certainty which women are overdiagnosed, there is certainty about what happens to them: they undergo surgery, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy for five years or more, chemotherapy, or (usually) a combination of these treatments for abnormalities that otherwise would not have caused illness."
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"Effect of Three Decades of Screening Mammography on Breast-Cancer Incidence"
Archie Bleyer, M.D., and H. Gilbert Welch, M.D., M.P.H.
NEJM, November 2012, doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1206809
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