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Author Reynolds, Handel, 1963-

Title The big squeeze : a social and political history of the controversial mammogram / Handel Reynolds.

Imprint Ithaca : ILR Press, 2012.


Description 121 p. ; 23 cm.
Series The culture and politics of health care work
Culture and politics of health care work.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : the mammography story -- Timing is everything -- First exposure -- The aftermath -- A tale of two epidemics -- Age is nothing but a number -- Pulling the plug on granny -- The house that mammography built -- Overdiagnosis : mammography's burden.
Subject Breast -- Radiography -- United States -- History.
Breast -- Cancer -- Diagnosis -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780801450938 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801450934 (cloth : alk. paper)

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