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Mammograms Are a Tragic Lie

There are a significant number of drawbacks to consistent mammograms and recent research demonstrates this test does not reduce your risk of death from the disease.  Mammograms, used to detect breast cancer, employ ionizing radiation that carries a risk of developing cancer; new 3-D mammography, also called breast tomosynthesis, uses more radiation to achieve sharper images.  Data show after 10 mammograms you have a 50 to 60 percent risk of receiving a false positive result, potentially necessitating further testing with more radiation or even treatment.  Read more...
 
 

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