Research in Progress Seminar

Date: May 4, 2016  
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 pm  
Location: CHP/PCOR Conference Room
117 Encina Commons
 
Speaker: Doug Owens, MD, MS
Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Professor of Medicine
Professor, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy and of Management Science and Engineering
Senior Investigator at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Director of the Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
Title: Screening for Breast Cancer: New Guidelines, Old Controversies

Abstract:

In this talk I’ll provide a history of the breast cancer screening controversies and discuss the new guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force and the American Cancer Society.