BREAST SCREENING - Across the UK women aged 50 to 70 are invited for breast screening (mammography) every three years. There’s been a lot in the news recently about the screening programme and a review has taken place to make the facts clearer. Here is what you need to know about breast screening.
Rye Radiology has been performing screening breast ultrasounds for women with dense breasts for decades. Check out this article on NewYork Times to see how dense breasts can obscure mammogram results. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/16/dense-breasts-may-obscure-mammogram-results/?module=Search&mabReward=relbias%3Aw
Patients deserve the reality: overall health screening can do a lot more harm than excellent | Margaret McCartney - http://www.healtherpeople.com/patients-deserve-the-reality-overall-health-screening-can-do-a-lot-more-harm-than-excellent-margaret-mccartney.html
#Therapy #NHS Combined HRT nearly triples risk of breast cancer, study finds Women who rely on the most commonly used form of hormone replacement therapy are roughly three times more likely to develop breast cancer than those who do not use it, according to a study whose results suggest the risk of illness has been previously ... https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/aug/23/combined-hrt-increases-breast-cancer-risk-nearly-300