Breast MRI causes more false positives than ever

The use of breast MRI has increased for diagnostic evaluations and screenings. Not only is this method more expensive, it is also more invasive and leads to a heck-of-a-lot more false-positive rates. The guidelines from the American Cancer Society say that breast MRI should only be used for women with a 20% or greater lifetime risk of breast cancer. Yet that is not what is happening as the overall rate of breast MRI nearly tripled between 2005 and 2009. The kicker: they use breast MRI the most when they don’t find anything at all with a mammogram. That’s a hammer searching for a nail.

What's really scary is that breast MRI and mammograms cause more cancer  than they find...

What’s really scary is that breast MRI and mammograms cause more cancer than they find…

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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