Independent journalist Christie Aschwanden explains in the Journal of the American Medical Association how she decided (without the help of her doctor) to opt out of screening mammograms, not just in her 40s but indefinitely. Read More
Gayle Sulik MA, PhD is a medical sociologist affiliated with the University at Albany (SUNY) and founder of the Breast Cancer Consortium. Her research focuses on medical consumerism, technology, survivorship, policy, and the culture and industry of breast cancer. She is author of Pink Ribbon Blues: How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women's Health (Oxford, 2011) and articles on health and medicine.