This is a solid look at an emerging and important topic.
If a news release is going to urge women to get regular mammograms starting at age 40, it should quantify the benefits of starting at that age and discuss the potential downsides.
Although it has some notable strengths, this release misses some details that would help readers understand the risk/benefit tradeoff involved with this “Breakthrough Therapy.”
This story, based entirely on a news release, suggests that the findings from a rat study are directly applicable to people. Our reviewers disagree.