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Mammography May Actually RAISE Your Absolute Risk of Breast Cancer

“[F]or every 2,000 women invited for screening throughout 10 years, one will have her life prolonged and 10 healthy women, who would not have been diagnosed if there had not been screening, will be treated unnecessarily. Furthermore, more than 200 women will experience important psychological distress for many months because of false positive findings. It is thus not clear whether screening does more good than harm.” [Emphasis mine]

Another study, published in 2010, concluded that the reduction in mortality as a result of mammographic screening was so small as to be nonexistent—a mere 2.4 deaths per 100,000 person-years were spared as a result of the screening5.

See the full story here:   http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/08/15/politics-behind-mammography.aspx?e_cid=20120815_DNL_artNew_1

Until next time,

Polly

 

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