Very Important! Next Time Your Doctor Suggest a Regular Mammography, You Should Tell Him THIS!!
The word “cancer“ causes fear in many people because they associated with a deadly disease and life termination. Malignant diseases have become an epidemic of 21 century. We still don’t know is it because of environment pollution, or because of the diagnostic procedures available these days.
Scientists spent a lot of time and money for new diagnostic methods and treatments in order to combat this terrifying disease.
But many of these treatments are hard, and emotionally affects both the patients and their families.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in woman in US, followed by the lung cancer and colorectal cancer. Although is rare, it can occur in men too.
Currently, there are thousands of foundations are trying to help patients with this disease, and even to create awareness about the disease, as well as campaigns and activities that are held each year to encourage preventive checkups.
A regular screening methods for breast cancer include: breast self-examination, ultrasonography and mammography. Nowadays, doctors are saying that mammography is the best screening method for detecting breast cancer. However, recently a new study revealed something that could change this opinion.
Dr. Ben Johnson is the author of the book: “The secret of Health Breast Wisdom” In this book, he says that mammography can be harmful for women. According to him, about 4% of women will die because of this procedure. He also says that about 50% of mammograms are positive for breast cancer, and the other half of women are unnecessarily exposed on radiation, one of the cancer causes.
According to him, it is far more safe to do ultrasonography or MRI in order to early diagnose this cancer. In addition, thermography can be perform which can detect cancer cells by their temperature differences.
So, the next time, your doctor suggest you a regular mammography, you better ask for these more safer procedures. Although MRI can be very expensive, but is less harmful. Still it is about your health and you have to think about your future.
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