Susun S. Weed, Author of
Cancer? Breast Health! the
Wise Woman Way
is the information and spirit that that our hearts and breasts have
needed for a very long time." - Christiane Northrup, M.D.
website is a virtual journey through Breast Cancer? Breast Health!
the Wise Woman Way by Susun S. Weed. This invaluable book is
for women who want to maintain breast health and for women diagnosed
with breast cancer. This information is shared with understanding
that you accept complete responsibility for your own health and well-being.
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MAMMOGRAMS - WHO NEEDS THEM? previous
excerpt from Chapter Five of
by Susun Weed Breast Cancer? Breast Health!
Available at www.wisewomanbookshop.com
o "Mammography Screening: A Decision-Making Guide," $6 from
the Center for Medical Consumers, 237 Thompson St., New York, NY 10012
o Comprehensive statement on the risks and benefits of screening mammography
from National Women's Health Network, 514 Tenth Street, N.W., Suite
400, Washington, DC 20004
o Information on mammograms from the Women's Cancer Resource Center,
3023 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705
o For information on accredited mammography facilities: Call 1-800-4-CANCER,
the National Cancer Institute's information line.
Read the rest of Chapter 5 (click on any section below)
Cancer? Breast Health the Wise Woman Way
by Susun S. Weed
Mammograms - Who needs them?
All mammograms are x-rays.
Mammograms are inaccurate.
Mammograms can't tell if there's cancer.
Mammograms don't replace breast self-exams.
Mammographic screening increases risk
of breast cancer mortality in premenopausal women.
Why I haven't had a baseline mammogram.
Mammograms aren't safe.
Screening mammograms lead to overtreatment.
Screening mammograms don't increase
your chances of being cured . . . or of surviving longer.
Mammograms don't find cancer before
Aren't mammograms life saving for
women over 55?
Yearly screening mammograms aren't
cost effective to society nor are they safe environmentally.
Is there a less risky way to participate
in screening mam-mography?
Mammograms distract us from the need
for societal commitment to true prevention.
Are there other ways to find early-stage
Mammograms don't promote breast health.
If You Decide to Have a Mammogram.
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