Monday, January 29, 2007

The Breast Views Blog: Do Breast Exams Flunk?

Here's one of two paragraphs that stood out for me in this story.

"The Cancer Society and others have lead women to believe mammography results in early diagnosis. This is a lie. It takes eight years before a lump is large enough to detect which provides time for cancer cells to spread to other areas. This is not early diagnosis. One critic said it well, "Finding a cancer this way is damage control, not prevention"."

Click on the link to read the entire story.
Do breast exams flunk?

Sue Richards

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