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- Fear prevents people from looking at the findings of this report from a scientific perspective. What if you were that one person in 1,904? Then you'll be glad that you were screened annually.

- However, no one is stopping you from getting tested. If you have reason to be worried--if breast cancer runs in your family or you feel a lump, then you should go get tested. On the other hand, if you are otherwise completely healthy, then it is not as urgent that you have an examination.

- There is no guarantee that the tests will always catch the cancers that will do you the most harm or that the treatments will be able to cure that cancer fast enough.

- The common perception that science is static also makes people reluctant to embrace changes in thought.

cejensen, heather18, xhan, dchin

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