Too much mammography!

Mammography no better than Clinical Breast Exams at saving lives, yet leads to 22% Overdiagnosis and Unnecessary Treatment   Long term follow-up does not support screening women under 60 Before being widely implemented, mammography screening was tested in randomised controlled trials in the 1960s to 80s. Meta-analyses of these trials showed a relative reduction in […]

Women should STOP Getting Annual Mammograms!

Before being widely implemented, Mammography screening was tested in randomized controlled trials in the 1960s to 80s. Meta-analyses of these trials showed a relative reduction in deaths from breast cancer of between 15% and 25% among women aged 50 to 69, but these studies only compared Mammography to doing nothing. Compared to doing nothing, Mammography […]

Estrogen Receptor Beta (ER-beta) marker for Breast Cancer Protection

Prognostic significance of estrogen receptor Beta in epithelial hyperplasia of usual type with known outcome. December 2005 – Volume 29 – Issue 12 – pp 1593-1599 Shaaban AM1, Jarvis C, Moore F, West C, Dodson A, Foster CS. 1Departments of Cellular and Molecular Pathology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK. Abstract The prognostic significance of ER-alpha expression in benign proliferative breast […]