Mammograms may be more trouble than good
A recent study published in the National Cancer Institute Journal lends support to the recent suggestion from some medical practioners that in that women under 40, mammorgrams are much more likely to cause axienty and stress than detect early breast cancer tumors and that the potential harm caused by false positives in mammograms outweights the potential for finding an early cancer.
"I owe a great deal to the Cancer Research Foundation for giving me a head start. This financial help made the difference between my getting a fast and successful start, and my other wise struggling to obtain the necessary funds to get my research program started."Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology and Human Genetics University of Chicago
April 30, 2010