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Exposed - The mammogram myth and the pinkwashing of America
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Exposed - The mammogram myth and the pinkwashing of America

Two points for those who spot my name in the article.  : )


Published in the September/October 2013 issue of Orion magazine


ON THE DAY of my first mammogram, I walked through the sliding glass doors of the gleaming new hospital and fought the urge to turn right back around. I couldn’t shake the feeling that there was something wrong about this rite of passage. Nevertheless, I navigated a series of carpet-lined hallways to the Women’s Imaging Center and gave my name to the receptionist behind the glass. With an air of indifference, she led me to a small, windowless room, directed me to change into a johnny, and told me to wait for the mammography tech, Gert, to come fetch me. On the table to my right, beside a lacy pink photo album containing snapshots of flowers, lay Be a Survivor: Your Guide to Breast Cancer Treatment. I was forty-one years old, my nurse practitioner had urged me in for a baseline, and there I sat, complying.

The rest of the article:

See also this article I wrote which led the author of the above article to contact and consult me:

"Breast Cancer Deception – Hiding the Truth beneath a Sea of Pink"


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