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Almost 68% of Women over 40 Have Fallen for This Trap

Almost 68% of Women over 40 Have Fallen for This Trap

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  • Only about 1 in 8 women whose breast cancer was identified during a routine mammogram actually had their lives “saved” by the screening, a recent analysis estimated – and this does not accurately account for how many women will fall victim to mammogram-induced breast cancer
  • Many of these tumors would have grown very slowly, if at all, and never would have threatened or decreased the quality of the woman's life
  • Many invasive breast cancers “spontaneously regress” when left undiagnosed and untreated, according to new research published in The Lancet Oncology.
  • X-ray mammography uses a uniquely harmful type of ionizing radiation which has been linked to the development of invasive breast cancer
  • The intense push for breast screenings has many women believing, falsely, that the technology actually “prevents” breast cancer, distracting them from other, truly preventive and effective strategies

By Dr. Mercola

Mammograms are widely promoted as a "life-saving" tool for helping women detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. 


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