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Response to TidalWave46 (Original post)

Mon Sep 23, 2019, 11:56 AM

5. Mammograms do not provide breast health.

 

Seriously, is there any woman out there who is not bombarded with information about mammograms, and pressured, as soon as they reach the age of 39, to get annual screening mammograms?

The research shows that screening mammograms don't save lives:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3921437/

If you really care about breast health, do your own research:
https://nutritionfacts.org/video/The-Pros-and-Cons-of-Mammograms/

This is just a handout to the mammogram industry. Don't be fooled. I am not against Senator Klobuchar, who would be much better for the country than Trump, but this is not the first time she has sided with industry over the interests of the people. What I care about is women, who should not be going through the pain and anxiety of mammograms, not to mention disfiguring overtreatment, without knowing the facts.

ETA: Note that the funding would be for "breast cancer awareness", not for research into breast cancer or breast cancer treatment.
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