This discussion recently appeared in the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society & American Statistical Association -“Significance”.
All women invited to mammography screening deserve to know the full facts. They should be offered links to recent papers such as this.
What can you do? Read:
Professor emeritus of surgery & visiting Professor of medical humanities.
University College London
Breast Beating has been nominated in The People’s
Book Prize non-fiction section for Spring 2011.
You could also vote for it! The book which receives most votes goes through as a finalist. This means we need to get as many people as possible in the next week or so!
If you send an e-mail to your friends and family and ask them
to do this, we could try to reach the top!
The link they need to click on is
They will need to register with their e-mail address before they can vote,
go to the non- fiction section and then if they want to they can also make a