For more than 20 years I have been questioning mammogram and educating people about the known facts that mammogram does not statistically improve discovery, treatment and or cure of breast cancer, and in deed, increases the incidence.
All of this has been known for more than 50 years.
Just this week I sent a message to the Inland NW contingent of the Komen Foundation who are gearing up for another "Race for the Cure". My message was the same: "Why aren't you providing women with the facts about mammogram?"
I also asked why there is no information about thermography, a better screening test with earlier detection and no risk of increasing rates of breast cancer.
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Even the local media outlets have refused my efforts over many years, although more then five years ago, one did give some coverage to my concerns.
Women who are most at risk of developing breast cancer deserve better.
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Breast Cancer: To Screen Or Not To Screen?
ScienceDaily (2009-04-04) -- Women are often told that mammography saves lives. But rarely is the question asked, "how often?" Researchers set out to examine how often this life-saving event occurs. ... > read full article