Every year, millions of women flock to their doctors to get their annual mammograms, a breast cancer screening procedure that involves pressing a woman's breasts between two metal platforms to scope out tumors. But surgeons everywhere are starting to question the controversial practice, which studies show isn't even an effective screening tool, and is actually harmful to the bodies of women who receive it.
There has been a massive campaign to convince women that they absolutely must get regular mammograms but are mammograms the best test for breast cancer? You'll be shocked at some of these numbers. Read on for analysis from Dr. David Jockers.