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2016 CHOOSING BREAST SCREENING, BAD DIET/LIFESTYLE ARE OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDERS. SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY ASSAULT UPDATE : FLOOD OF PROGRESS AGAINST BREAST CANCER/ DISEASE.

neil.burman@gmail.com  Cape Town.                   read this  in concert with:               combating rising-occurrence-of-breast-cancer-in-younger-women;  and diet-nutritional– vitamin risks-and-benefits-for-breast-cancer.   UPDATE 22 APRIL 2016:     BREAST SCREENING OF WELL WOMEN … Continue reading

UPDATE: COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING IN LOWRISK PATIENTS- NO BENEFIT ON ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY. IS IT ANYTHING BUT A HUGE EXPENSE- AND RISK?

neil.burman@gmail.com 21 Dec 2014 Update: No response has been received from or published by  Annika  Steffens ea  of Australian universities in the past 2 months on the allcause mortality difference by CRC screening in their massive colorectal  cancer CRC screening … Continue reading

PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING, LIKE BREAST CANCER SCREENING, NO BENEFIT ON ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY ie HEALTHY SURVIVAL.

17 August 2014: neil.burman@gmail.com Sadly, this month’s publication of the biggest-ever trial of Prostate Screening , in 162 000 men across Europe followed  for a mean of 11years, showed no benefit in all-cause mortality, same as was found in  the … Continue reading

BREAST SCREENING METHODS COMPARATIVE TABLE

this table shows the relative merits of some different methods of breast imaging. Mechanical Tactile Sure Touch Imaging leads the field by far for combined sensitivity and specificity, portability, all-age utility without problems of breast density interference, cost, risks and … Continue reading

NON-INVASIVE OUTPATIENT PREVENTION AND SCREENING

 November 2012 was a red- letter fire-cracker month for women: Following on their recent turn-around at last  in belatedly beginning to question the risk-benefit of universal invasive  X-ray screening mammography,  even the SA Menopause Society has just sent out a … Continue reading

THE GROWING RISKS OF CHEMO-FOG; THE ETHICAL DILEMMA OF INFORMED CONSENT. WHAT SHOULD BE OBLIGATORY SCREENING?

neil.burman@gmail.com.      for debate. ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS: given the increasing evidence of cognitive and mood effects of cancer and fear on patients with extracranial cancer, let alone after chemo-and radio-therapy, it becomes a major ethical issue as to whether the patient alone should … Continue reading

NEGLIGENT PROMOTION OF SCREENING XRAY MAMMOGRAPHY AS SAVING LIVES.

neil.burman@gmail.com Two weeks ago, in response to mounting international concern for the welfare of older women, the UK government announced that it is setting up an independent review of the risks and benefits of xray mammography screening.   It has been … Continue reading

CANSA Breast Cancer Screening Position Statement

21 Oct 2011 neil.burman@gmail.com          this Mammography statement by the National Cancer Association of South Africa is abridged, with my comments in italics: CANSA Breast Cancer Position Statement   September 2010        Compiled by Magdalene Seguin Cancer Association SA. http://www.cansa.org.za/cause_data/images/1056/CANSA_Breast_Cancer_Position_Statement_(2).pdf “Breast cancer is the … Continue reading

THE EVIDENCE AGAINST XRAY SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY GROWS AFTER 20 YEARS.

 Update 18/10/2011 neil.burman@gmail.com NATIONAL MAMMOGRAPHY DAY 21 OCT 2011:  WORLD BREASTCANCER AWARENESS MONTH National_Breast_Cancer_Awareness_Month :                                THE DEBATE AGAINST XRAY SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY OF LOWRISK WELL BREASTS.      MOTIVATION FOR NON-XRAY SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY: A medical scheme recently asked for a motivation letter for a member wanting them … Continue reading

THE SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY TSUNAMI

neil.burman@gmail.com  The past year has seen not just catastrophic oilleaks, earthquakes  and thus marine and radiation disaster  accross the world, but also in Big-Business -driven campaigns to promote invasive radiation  screening mammography. Is the Disease-industry-driven screening   xray mammography tsunami fearmongering    to inflate the $trillion … Continue reading