31 Days of “Little Known” FACTS — For Breast Cancer Awareness Month — Day 4 — Spinning Statistics

Did you know…

Statistics about breast cancer screening can be confusing and misleading.

Women may hear…

“Regular mammograms reduce breast cancer deaths by 20%.”

Sounds pretty good… But how many lives do they really save?

Only 1 in 1,000!

Here is an excellent short video explaining this:

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About Donna Pinto

I am originally from New Jersey and moved to Los Angeles with my family at age 12. After graduating from San Diego State University with a BA in Journalism, I had a short-stint in magazine advertising sales before landing my "dream job" with Club Med. For two years I worked at resorts in Mexico, The Bahamas, The Dominican Republic and Colorado. My husband Glenn & I met in Ixtapa, Mexico and we embarked on a two year honeymoon around the world. This was also a research project for a book we wrote called "When The Travel Bug Bites: Creative Ways to Earn, Save and Stay Abroad." I am also the author of a quote book for new graduates -- "Cheatnotes on Life: Lessons From The Classroom of Life." In 1997, we settled in San Diego and I was blessed to work part-time from home for non-profit organizations while raising our two boys. In 2010, a DCIS diagnosis changed my life. DCIS 411 is the culmination of my on-going journey and discoveries.
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