Screened Out: Do Canada’s breast cancer screening guidelines put 40-something women at risk?
26:39 | Dec 13th, 2019
epekilis recommended:Jan 18th
Thanks for the recommendation. This was very thought provoking. They did not go deep into why the recommendations were changed to drop the mammogram screening requirement for women over 40. Later in the episode they gave two reasons: 1) that screening in the 40 - 50 age bracket generated too many...Show More
@serena I'm keeping my eye on podcasts that discuss better breast cancer diagnostics for young women - let me know if you see any!
@aliceko I have an article I'll send you on this, as there is evidence to suggest the common perception that more frequent testing is benefical is actually false, and exposes women to unnecessary radiation
aliceko recommended:Jan 2nd
Important episode for all women to listen to. Take your breast health seriously because your doctor and the public health care system won’t do it for you. I have a close friend who was misdiagnosed during her early 30s. She felt physical pain in her breasts and two specialists said nothing was wr...Show More
gndv recommended:Jan 1st
White Coat Black Art brings the human experience back into the healthcare narrative & is not afraid to point out areas where our healthcare system needs to improve. Can every health care worker listen to this podcast. This episode is a great example of seeing where the healthcare has system failed...Show More
What I'm really worried about is women in their 30's getting breast cancer, let alone 40's. I know of a few people with stage 4 breast cancer in their 30's and it's so scary! @epekilis @aliceko