Visiting Scholars and Scientists

Xabier Adrian Garcia-De-Albeniz

Visiting Scientist




Women over 75 may not benefit from regular mammograms

Evidence is clear that regular mammograms for women in their 50s and 60s decreases breast cancer deaths. But it has been less certain whether the benefits of screening older women outweigh the risks, such as overdiagnosis and overtreatment.

Colonoscopy benefits after age 75 questioned

Colonoscopies may not provide much cancer prevention benefit after age 75, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers. The study was published online September 27, 2016 in the Annals of…