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When mammography detects cancer which is successfully treated, has mammography saved that woman’s life? Probably not by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 15 Nov 2011 9:03am Many years ago (more than I care to remember), I was giving a lecture about health, and more in passing that anything else, mentioned just how ineffective many conventional medical approaches are, including cancer screening. After the lecture I was approached by a woman who took at least some exception to my claim that cancer screening was not ... Read on »
Potential Benefits of Digital Mammography by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Mon 25 Jan 2010 12:00am For years mammograms have been taken using the standard screen-film mammography where an X-ray image of the breast is printed on X-ray film.  Over the last few years, developments in a new type of mammography, called full-field digital mammography, has shown that digital mammography might be a substantial improvement over standard mammography in ... Read on »
Kaiser Permanente Breast Cancer Prevention Study Dramatically Increases Mammography Rates by Sally N. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 16 Jul 2009 10:20pm PORTLAND, Ore. – A reminder program aimed at screening for breast cancer when it is most treatable boosted mammography rates by more than 17 percentage points, according to a new study by Kaiser Permanente’s Center for Health Research in the August issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine . The program used electronic heal ... Read on »
Screening Mammography Found Useless in New Study by Dr Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Wed 05 Oct 2011 10:08am Screening Mammography Found Useless in New Study by Dr Jeffrey Dach MD October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month which kicks off an advertising campaign to convince women to undergo screening mammography with the assumption of benefit.   As you will ... Read on »
British Views on Mammography Similar to American by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 31 Oct 2012 3:00am Remember the controversy that the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) stirred up 3 years ago with its then latest recommendations on screening for breast cancer ?  Remember the prospective cohort study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine last October in which the authors concluded that annual mammograms increased ... Read on »
Potential Benefits of Digital Mammography by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Mon 25 Jan 2010 7:21am For years mammograms have been taken using the standard screen-film mammography where an X-ray image of the breast is printed on X-ray film.  Over the last few yearsdevelopments in a new type of mammographycalled full-field digital mammographyhas shown that digital mammography might be a substantial improvement over standard mammography in some r ... Read on »
Can Breast Cancer Go Away on its Own? Does Mammography Contribute to Breast Cancer Risk? Where is the Balance Point? by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm 2 Comments A compelling new research study published in The Archives of Internal Medicine this week confirms what some physicians have suspected and seen in their practice for years – breast cancer and other invasive cancers, can in some cases, heal on their own without intervention. The study also raises suspicion regarding the safety of annual mammog ... Read on »
FDA Safety Communication: Breast Cancer Screening - Thermography is Not an Alternative to Mammography by FDA Posted Thu 02 Jun 2011 12:00am Date Issued: June 2, 2011 Audience: Women Health Care Providers Cancer Advocacy Organizations National Association of Attorneys General Medical Specialties: Radiology, Pathology, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Oncology, Nursing, General Practice, Breast Surgery, Acupuncture, Osteopathy, Ch ... Read on »
Mammography - what to expect by VidyaSury Facebook Posted Wed 15 Sep 2010 12:00am Mammography is a specific type of imaging that uses a low-dose x-ray system to examine breasts. A mammography exam, called a mammogram, is used to aid in the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases in women. An x-ray (radiograph) is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. Imaging ... Read on »
USPSTF mammography recommendatio ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:01pm USPSTF mammography recommendations will result in countless unnecessary breast cancer deaths each year Reston, Va.17 nov 2009 — If cost-cutting U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) mammography recommendations are adopted as policy, two decades of decline in breast cancer mortality could be reversed and countless American women may die ... Read on »