If you’re a woman over 40, you likely know the ritual…
Each year or two, you go off to the gynecologist to get a mammogram.
It is not a pleasant experience.
During the test, your breasts are compressed between two plastic imaging plates while they are X-rayed. For some women, it’s merely uncomfortable. For others, it can be so painful that they take aspirin or ibuprofen ahead of time.
Then comes the anxious waiting.