Some reading about breast cancer and related issues:E-Book: "The Mammogram Myth" by Rolf Hefti This ebook is particularly relevant when undergoing treatments and investigations to do with any kind of cancer because the use of x ray and ct scanning goes crazy. You are in the fight of your life, if you have breast cancer, with the final goal of the treatments is being restored to good health. If the treatment is too indiscriminate, what consequences might the treatment have long term? Secondary cancers?
Win the battle - lose the war
Not a good outcome. All treatments, including medical imaging, must be done with care and only where it is deemed absolutely necessary.
Some articles about Mammograms:Are mammograms actually causing cancer? Do other xrays such as dental xrays cause head and neck cancer? Is breast self-examination as effective or more effective than mammograms for detecting breast abnormalities?
What is the safe alternative to Mammography Xrays?For a start, a mammogram may be unsuitable for a small woman. If there is an abnormality to the side of the breast or near the armpit region of the breast, will the mammogram pick it up? Probably not. Also, its not a good idea to crush a possible tumour between the hard x ray plates.
The safe and effective alternative is the breast thermogram:
Iodine and breast cancer