Posted 4/30/2013 by hhill
This is a companion or follow up piece to the blog of Anpril 25th which linked to Peggy Orenstein's marvelous work about screening and mammograms and pink ribbons. Not surprisingly, there has been a lot of reaction to that cover story in the New York Times Magazine.
I am on the Board of several professional groups that wish to write letters of dispute with her facts. There are always ways and other ways of looking at the data, but surely her essay is thoughtful and provocative and forces us to examine our assumptions.