I will not participate again in the American Cancer Society Great Valley Relay for Life. Not because of the stupid marketing ploy on adding the Main Line to Great Valley when we are Chester County but because of American Cancer Society screwing with #mammogram guidelines.
I am a survivor of Breast Cancer who might very well be dead if I had waited to start mammograms.
Women should #boycott the American Cancer Society. Like Susan G. Komen they forget why they are here.
I believe this is all because health insurance companies hate paying for preventative care like this and now health insurance companies all over this country will use this as an excuse to deny coverage.
Get your mammograms. Get them annually. Have breast exams. Do self-breast exams. In a blink of an eye everything can change. I am living proof of this and a lot of my friends are as well.
That is all.
American Cancer Society recommends women start having mammograms every year at age 45, instead of 40
Oct. 20, 2015 11:01 a.m. ET
In the long-running debate about when and how often women should be screened for breast cancer, it is increasingly clear that one recommendation doesn’t fit all.