• Breast Cancer Screening Does Not Reduce Deaths Says Study Of 40 Years Of Mammograms

    Article Date: 11 Jun 2013 – 9:00 PDT

    Posted at: MedicalNewsToday.com

    A new UK study suggests screening for breast cancer does not reduce deaths from the disease. The study, which looked at nearly 40 years of breast screening, adds to the controversy surrounding whether it is screening or improvement in treatment that accounts for the fall in rates of death from breast cancer.

    The researchers from the Department of Public Health at the University of Oxford, report their findings online in the June issue of the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.

    For their study, lead author Toqir Mukhtar and colleagues analyzed mortality statistics recorded before and after 1988, the year that the National Health Service Breast Screening Programme began.
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  • Mammograms Don’t Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

    From The Daily Health. 12th June 2013

    We’ve been saying this for a while now: Mammograms simply don’t crack it when it comes to saving lives.

    In fact, studies have shown that for every 2,000 women over the age of 50 who are screened every year for a decade with this archaic and painful screening method, approximately one breast cancer death is avoided.

    Call me crazy, but that hardly sounds like an effective method of breast cancer detection… despite what the mainstream may try to claim to the contrary.

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