A Conduit of Mostly Non Mainstream News / Information – without Political Correctness…
If you’re still going for a mammogram screening once every year or two years, please consider the following:
A large-scale screening study published in September of 2000 by epidemiologists at the University of Toronto revealed that monthly breast self-examination following brief training, coupled with an annual clinical breast examination by a trained health care professional, is at least as effective as mammography in detecting early tumors, and also safe.
Since we know that properly performed breast exams are just as effective at detecting early tumors as mammography, how can we justify the use of screening mammograms when we know that all forms of ionizing radiation increase the risk of developing cancer and heart disease?
With all of the controversy surrounding the usefulness of mammograms, it’s easy to lose focus of what’s really important: what are you going to do if you develop breast cancer?
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