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Dangers of Mammography

Breast Cancer Unawareness Month: Rethinking Mammograms

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

The American Cancer Society remains strongly linked with the mammography industry, while ignoring or criticizing the value of breast self-examination.

Mammograms Before 50: Is It Worth It?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The definitive solution to the dilemma of a toss-up is, of course, a third choice. In this case, that would be better screening that does not involve radiation.

Safe Breast Self Exam by Young Women vs. Dangers of Mammography

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

A premenopausal woman having annual mammograms over 10 years is exposed to similar levels of radiation as a Japanese woman who was about a mile away from the Hiroshima bomb.