Exposed: The Mammogram Myth and the Pinkwashing of America

Artist: Connie Ehrlich

I had not yet turned 40 when I read the startling statistic that for every 2000 women who submit to ten years of annual mammograms, one will have her life prolonged and ten will be over-diagnosed and treated unnecessarily. But two years later, when my nurse practitioner urged me in for a baseline, I acquiesced. A call-back led to an odyssey of jaw-dropping research that became “Exposed: The Mammogram Myth and the Pinkwashing of America,” just out in the September/October 2013 issue of Orion.

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