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 […]

WARNING: Mammograms Cause Cancer, Death!

Why does the FDA not warn women about the obvious risk of radiation associated with annual mammogram screening? The National Cancer Institute admits that  Mammograms emit ionizing Radiation that causes cellular damage associated with aging and DNA mutations that cause cancer.  A woman ages about 4 years every time she gets a Mammogram. Although the […]

Penny's Story: Total Hysterectomy:Total Hormone Imbalance

This is the story of my patient Penny. When she first came to see me she was 52 years old and had been experiencing “Menopause” symptoms since age 34. That is when she had a Total Hysterectomy, in which her Gynecologist removed her uterus and both ovaries due to severe Endometriosis. Too bad she didn’t come […]

US Prevention Panel Recommends Against Drug Hormone Therapy

The US Preventive Services Task Force has recently reviewed the past ten years of research on the use of Pharmaceutical Hormone Therapy. The  analysis, published Monday, May 28, 2012, in the Annals of Internal Medicine, combines the results of nine previous clinical trials and found that women taking synthetic estrogen or a combination of synthetic […]

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