Find Out The Truth About Mammograms & Breast Cancer! - Breast tissue is highly sensitive to radiation. The younger you are, the more sensitive. So, as women trying to avoid breast cancer, should we be using mammograms? The research indicates that it's not such a good idea. - If you are under 35, there is little evidence to support it, and much more to vilify it. If you are 40-55 years old, you might want to rethink exposing your breasts to this radiation. If you're over 55, the risk from radiation lessens, and you need to decide what is best for you based on health status and risk profile. Learn more by watching this video from a doctor and author. Related blog: