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To Screen or Not to Screen?
Ethical Controversies in Mammography Screening.

Community Christian Church
4601 Main Street,
Kansas City, Missouri
March 24, 2010

In November, 2009 the United States Preventive Services Task Force released a report questioning the merits of routine mammography screening.

Recommendations from the report have sparked criticism among women's advocacy groups and medical professionals alike. But is such criticism deserved?

A panel of experts helped illuminate the facts and values behind all sides of this heated issue during a public forum on March 24, 2010. Forum panelists included:

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  • J. Tony Madeira, MD, mammography radiologist, Saint Luke's Health System
  • Karin McCrary, RN, BSN, Senior Director of Operations, Saint Luke's Cancer Institu
  • Kari Miller, grants and education coordinator, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Stephen Salanski, MD, Program Director, Research Family Medicine Residency
  • Ian M. Rosbrugh, M.D. , F.A.C.O.G., Heartland Women's Health Care
  • Summer Johnson, PhD, executive editor, American Journal of Bioethics