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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 […]

Too Many Men Are Being Treated For Prostate Cancer

When Dr. Herbert Lepor, chair of the department of urology at New York University Langone Medical Centre, said that “the majority of prostate cancers… are not significant,” and “they would be best not diagnosed” many mainstream doctors were taken aback. After all, everything we hear about cancer prevention says that early detection and intervention saves […]

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 […]