Ten Ways to Protect Against Breast Cancer

December 8, 2011

Woman's Day

Dahlia Sataloff, MD, clinical professor of Surgery and director of the Integrated Breast Center at Pennsylvania Hospital, is quoted on WomansDay.com in an article on ten ways a woman can lower their breast cancer risk. Dr. Sataloff comments on the minimal amount of radiation a woman receives from a mammogram and notes 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 22 percent less radiation than traditional film mammography," said Dr. Sataloff. They also take sharper pictures, so there’s less of a chance that you’ll get called back for a repeat test... Read More