Women should begin having mammograms yearly at age 40, or earlier if they're at high risk.
Actress-comedian Sarah Silverman’s recent experience getting her annual mammogram was a wake up call for her that has a lot of women nodding in agreement.
However, the light-bulb moment wasn’t about her health, but a realization about the importance of confronting men in positions of power.
Okay so — he smears the gel on with his hands and NO GLOVES on and when he glides the ultrasound wand thing over my breasts he drags his fingers on them and it fucking bothers me. Again, AS I TOLD HIM LAST YEAR, I said “Hey! Do you need to be touching me with your fingers?” He said “No”. And he pulled them off of me. Then he added “I do that for balance.” I said “Well I believe in you and I think you can do with without your fingers on me”