How to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

October 5, 2011

Woman's Day

Dahlia Sataloff, MD, clinical professor of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine and director of the Integrated Breast Center at Pennsylvania Hospital, is quoted on Woman's Day magazine’s website in an article about how woman can lower their breast cancer risk. Dr. Sataloff comments specifically on the minimal amount of radiation a woman receives from a mammogram and that “new research has found that the risk from exposure to mammogram radiation is even lower than previously thought. What’s more, the newer digital mammograms use about 21 percent less radiation than traditional film mammography. ‘They also take sharper pictures, so there’s less of a chance that you’ll get called back for a repeat test.’” said Dr. Sataloff... Read More