[ RadSafe ] Fwd: Re: Counter, "Mammograms: A leading cause of breast cancer?"
crispy_bird at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 27 16:24:05 CDT 2007
Why don't you respond?
--- howard long <hflong at pacbell.net> wrote:
> Can you counter, "Mammograms: A leading cause of
> breast cancer" in the NewsMax fear-mongering ad of
> Dr Blaylock? I remember your presentation showed the
> women who were fluoroscoped front to back not having
> the hormesis, perhaps because of the higher dose.
> Howard Long
> John Jacobus <crispy_bird at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 09:22:45 -0700 (PDT)
> From: John Jacobus <crispy_bird at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: Counter, "Mammograms: A leading cause
> of breast cancer?"
> To: howard long <hflong at pacbell.net>,
> radsafe at radlab.nl
> Dr. Long,
> I am sure that if you believe in hormesis, you will
> cherry-pick the data that supports your view. That
> what those who choose to oppose radiation exposure
> Personally, I would not cite data that was compiled
> --- howard long wrote:
> > Thanks, John J,
> > The simplest I've seen is Pollycove's empirical
> > multipoynomial fit to 2mGy exposure data from
> > et al NEJM 1989 showing breast dose. X is Gy from
> > fluoroscopy of tuberculosis patients. Y is breast
> > cancer deaths (per 10 to 6th person years).
> > Th graph shows 600 +- 15 at 0.05 Gy,
> > 395 +- 30 at 0.018 Gy and
> > 500 +- 50 at 0.028 Gy
> > (approx)
> > Hormesis?
> > These advertisers only give, don't take, so I hope
> > I can reach them can any of you?
> > What is the mammogram dose?
> > Howard Long
> > John Jacobus wrote:
> > Dr. Long
> > Try
> > --- howard long wrote:
> > > Radsafers,
> > > Does anyone have the data to counter this
> > > fear-mongering?
> > >
> > > Howard Long
> > >
> > > "NewsMax.com" wrote:
> > > Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 18:31:59 GMT
> > > From: "NewsMax.com"
> > > To: "hflong at pacbell.net"
> > > Subject: Mammograms: A leading cause of breast
> > > cancer? The untold story.
> > >
> > > Dear NewsMax Reader:
> > >
> > > Each month NewsMax publishes The Blaylock
> > > Report.
> > >
> > > It is edited by a renowned nutritionist and
> > medical
> > > doctor, Russell Blaylock. In this issue, Dr.
> > > Blaylock tackles many important health subjects
> > > for both males and females. He does so in a
> > > responsible way providing information every
> > adult
> > > must know.
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