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This Year’s Mammogram Month Launched With Devastating Report on Harms and Lack of Effectiveness

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  • Mammography has many drawbacks, including false positives, false negatives, the use of ionizing radiation, which can cause cancer, and the fact that mammograms have no apparent impact on mortality rates
  • Mammograms are said to reduce your risk of dying from breast cancer by 20 percent, but in reality, this amounts to 1 woman’s life being saved out of 1,000 women who get regular mammograms over a lifetime
  • A recent study again refutes the use of mammography as a primary tool for cancer prevention, as it has no impact on mortality rates and harms more women than it helps

By Dr. Mercola

I've written many articles on the hazards and drawbacks of mammograms, which include:


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