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Breast Cancer Screening in High Risk Patients

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Different screening technologies are appropriate depending on your risk for developing breast cancer and situation. The pluses and minuses of mammograms, MRIs, and breast thermography for breast cancer screening are compared.      

Breast Cancer Screening

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Should mammograms be done on women under the age of 50? The BCDDP study published in 1983 is reviewed. Five of six biopsies are not cancers. Older data on breast biopsies that suggests they spread cancer; it was later shown to be false.    

Breast Cancer Risks and Detection

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Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki review factors that increase risk for and methods of screening for breast cancer. They cover mammograms, ultrasounds, manual examination, MRIs, and breast thermography.    

Breast Cancer Can Spontaneously Disappear

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  Most of us believe that cancer only on rare occasions will disappear on their own, but our first inclination is to get rid of it. However, there is interesting new evidence that refutes this and calls into question what we're doing to deal with breast cancers clinically.        

Breast Cancer Before Age 40

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Preventing breast cancer is best. Mammograms for early detection in women under 40 is very poor. They under & over diagnose far too often as do ultrasounds and MRIs. Breast thermography is far better.          

What You Should Know about Breast Thermography

submitted by: admin on 05/19/2024
    Breast thermography, or MammoTherms are an FDA-approved technology  that provides very useful information that can help you determine whether or not you have breast cancer. Many scientific studies have shown that MammoTherms provide a more accurate and earlier risk assessment for breast cancer than...

Prescriptions for Health Radio Show: June 27, 2011

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Len and Vicki discuss the following topics   Breast implants are temporary Fat Substitutes put on weight High dose statins can cause diabetes Steroid inhalers increase fracture risk Adverse medical events and deaths occur equally inside and outside of the hospital           ...

Mammograms and Conflicts of Interest

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Molecular Breast Imaging for Breast Cancer Screening

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A novel new test is described that has not yet come into clinical practice that takes up a radioactive dye that puts out gamma rays. It is accurate but obviously has dangers related to radiation exposure. This is a potential way of screening women with dense breasts (fibrocystic breasts). Mammograms are not either an accurate or sensitive test in women with...

Preview, Mammograms Overview

submitted by: admin on 05/19/2024
There is considerable confusion about the role of mammograms in breast cancer detection in premenopausal women. The US is the only country in the world making the recommendation that they be done on women in this age group. The people standing to profit from doing mammograms in this age group are the mammogram industry, Big pharma in the sale of chemotherapy,...

Mammograms: How to Make Them Better

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The FDA believes the more radiologists read mammograms, the more expertise they develop in diagnosing breast cancer. Soon the policy with the FDA my change requiring radiologist to read more mammograms per two years in order to improve their skills because there are too many false positives.  Is there a way to make mammograms better?

The Effectivness of Breast Exam and Mammograms are Combined

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Is Your Mammogram Killing You?

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  According to Dr. Len Saputo, physician and author of Return To Healing, doctors have to conduct 1,900 mammograms in order to save one life. But, they will cause two cancers from the mammogram's radiation in the process. And they will misdiagnose 30 percent of the people, meaning many women will receive unnecessary and costly surgeries, radiation...

Do Mammograms Do More Harm Than Good?

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Mammograms under age 50 are controversial. The prestigious Cochrane Study Group concluded that they lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment. Mammograms use x-rays to differentiate tissue density that is normal or cancerous; this is very difficult in women under age 50 because they have dense breast tissue that is similar to that of breast cancers. It takes almost...

Truth and Consequences for the American Cancer Society Regarding Controversial Cancer Screens

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          "A Return to Healing" Blog:  Fri, 10/23/2009 - 00:16 — BBelitsos Sometimes, in those rare moments—before the spin takes over—the unvarnished truth can escape from the mouths of genuine scientists who are otherwise ensconced in politicized medical bureaucracies....

Mammography

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Mammograms are a poor screening test for premenopausal women. There are too many false positive and negative findings. Breast thermography is the answer. They have not been widely accepted.

Fastrack Archives April 2013

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  Monday    April 1, 2013   How to Manage Cartilage Tears and Osteoarthitis of the Knee   A study of 351 patients over age 45 with knee pain, cartilage tear, and knee osteoarthritis were treated with arthroscopy or physical therapy and evaluated after 6 and 12 months. One third of the physical therapy group...

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