Do mammograms save lives? Of course they do. But is mammography the surefire "fix" for the breast cancer problem that many women believe it to be? Unfortunately not, says Dr. Laura Esserman, director of the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center at the University of California at San Francisco.
In fact, she says, there are quite a few "inconvenient truths" about mammography that women should be aware of. Here are six.
Note: This slide show is not medical advice. If you have any concerns about breast cancer, talk to your doctor.