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Mammograms For Breast Cancer Screening — There Must Be A Different Way

Here at the Daily Health we’ve said it many times: Mammograms are a bad choice for breast cancer screening. There are three very simple reasons why: 1) Compression of breasts may cause existing cancers to spread. 2) Radiation exposure increases risk of cancer. 3) It delivers too many false positives. Unnecessary overkill Back in 2010, […]

Misread Breast Biopsies Lead To Wrong Breast Cancer Diagnoses

It turns out that breast biopsies are not the fool-proof final word on whether women have breast cancer or not. In fact, according to a new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), breast biopsies are far from the gold standard of tests the mainstream has hailed them to be. Leaving […]

Lifestyle: A Prescription For Fruit And Veg?

The knowledge that eating healthier, exercising and reducing your stress levels can help prevent and even treat disease, doesn’t always translate into positive actions. We live in a society where we’ve been conditioned to believe that there is a pill for every ill and rather than starting an exercise programme or making a few easy […]

What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer… Is your doctor brave enough to do… nothing? When the diagnosis is cancer, doing nothing might seem like the worst idea ever. Most cancer treatment guidelines press doctors to be aggressive. But every cancer is different and for one type in particular, the official guidelines are fuzzy. And that can be especially dangerous […]