(NEWS CENTER) -- The idea behind screening for breast cancer using mammograms is pretty straightforward: If you can detect breast cancer earlier, you can improve your odds of survival.

But a new Canadian study published in The British Medical Journal is questioning that logic: According to its findings, mammograms may not cut mortality risk. It adds even more intensity to a question that's been hotly debated by the medical community in recent years: Are mammograms worthwhile?

The answer is absolutely among many in Maine's Medical community. NEWS CENTER's Cindy Williams sorts through the confusion in this month's buddy to buddy report.

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