Nov 28, 2012 - 7:49 pm
I am not going to take it and didn't. Tonight our local news had a bit on the news about a study that came out that mammograms don't have enough radiation to cause cancer. The news bit was put out by the national ABC News (Tim or Tom Johnson...I have seen him before reporting Medical News). HOWEVER, Mr. Johnson CLEARLY stated in the news byte that MAMMOGRAMS CAN TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SOMETHING THAT IS CANCER AND SOMETHING THAT IS BENIGN.... I was more than mad!!!I was p@#$d. I called the newsroom and let them know they are putting out factually wrong information. I let them know the ONLY way to accurately diagnose cancer is by biopsy. I gave her all the info. I have learned and she said, well, we got that from the national ABC news office. I said, well, it doesn't excuse your station from putting out false information. I told her that there could be how many people in the viewing area that now think mammograms can tell the difference between cancerous tumors and benign tumors and wonder why they may need a biopsy! I guess I gave enough information that they are pulling it from the 10 pm news tonight.
Now onto abc.com to report him talking out of his butt....