The New York Times
For young women who have a high risk of breast cancer because of genetic mutations or family history, the radiation from yearly mammograms may make the risk even higher, researchers reported at a radiology conference on Monday.
is particularly troubling because it suggests that the very women who
are told they need mammograms most may also be the most vulnerable to
harm from them. Doctors routinely urge high-risk women to have
mammograms earlier in life and more often than women judged to be at
average risk... Read More