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Are there any problems with mammograms' radiation?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Mammogram

Medical consensus is that the minimal theoretical radiation risk of mammography is outweighed by the benefits of early detection of cancer.

In brief: Mammogram

Medical consensus is that the minimal theoretical radiation risk of mammography is outweighed by the benefits of early detection of cancer.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

The radiation from a mammogram is considered safe.
It is very low on a scale of other sources of radiatiion, like taking a plane ride.

In brief: No

The radiation from a mammogram is considered safe.
It is very low on a scale of other sources of radiatiion, like taking a plane ride.
Dr. Stephen Saponaro
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Dr. David Dinhofer
Radiology

In brief: No

the dose from mammography is the next to lowest of any x-ray study used next to dental x-rays.

check out these links:
https://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/pdf/safety-xray.pdf
https://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/submenu.cfm?pg=safety

In brief: No

the dose from mammography is the next to lowest of any x-ray study used next to dental x-rays.

check out these links:
https://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/pdf/safety-xray.pdf
https://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/submenu.cfm?pg=safety
Dr. David Dinhofer
Dr. David Dinhofer
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