In the Gazette, an article from Maria Cheng has stated that the actual method used for the mammography test for breast cancer is showing results, but also raising the risk of breast cancer itself for young women aged under 30. The test is done using x-ray technology, which releases a great amount of radiation harmful to the human being. More briefly, the x-ray causes a gene mutation in 1 out of 400 women to develop this cancer. As for women under the age of 20 that might need to take the test, their chances of getting this cancer are raised to 62%.
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