"For every 1000 women screened, one
breast-cancer death is avoided whereas the total number of
deaths is increased by six"
Peter C. Gtzsche, Ole Olsen,
Is Screening for Breast Cancer with Mammography Justifiable?
Summary from Lancet 2000; 355:129-34
Robert Anderson, PhD.,
The Deception of
"An overview; explore the latest findings
on various breast cancer detection methods, including breast
Len Saputo, MD,
Beyond Mammography, The Townsend Letter for
Doctors and Patients, June 2004
"The paper represents a definitive study
of the oncogenicity of mammography X rays compared to
high-energy X-ray and high-energy electron sources. The
result suggests a need to re-evaluate the risks associated
with mammography breast screening".
G.J. Heyes and A.J. Mill
The Neoplastic Transformation Potential on Mammography X
Rays and Atomic Bomb Spectrum Radiation,
Radiation Research 162 December 2004
"The potential radiation hazards
associated with routine screening mammography, in terms of
breast cancer induction, are discussed in the context of the
D.J. Brenner, S.G. Sawant, M.P. Hande, R.C.
Miller, C.D. Elliston, Z. Fu, G Randers-Pehrson and S.A.
Routine screening mammography: how important is the
radiation-risk side of the benefit-risk equation?,
Int. J. Radiat. Biol. 78, 1065-1067 (2002)
"Infrared imaging offers a safe,
noninvasive procedure that would be valuable as an adjunct
to mammography in determining whether a lesion is benign or
Y.R. Parisky, A. Sardi, R. Hamm, K.
Hughes, L. Esserman, S. Rust, K.Callahan,
Efficacy of Computerized Infrared Imaging Analysis to
Evaluate Mammographically Suspicious Lesions.
AJR:180, January 2003