Ms. Cappello's story is compelling. She is one of a long history of breast cancer activists who have challenged the status quo. But in my opinion, using individual cases to dictate health policy is a dangerous precedent.
Breast cancer deaths have dropped steadily since 1990, but they have declined at slower rates among women living in poor
Routine annual mammograms are widely recommended for women 40 and older. The breast X-rays can detect cancer at an early