A new mammography innovation is touted as a lifesaver. It’s not. It’s exceedingly dangerous in two ways.
Two steps back
Anything new and shiny and colorful draws our attention. But if you really want to get our blood pumping, give us 3-D.
Our attention rushes to the eye candy of three dimensional images like a moth to a flame… Giant screen Imax movies in 3-D. Television in 3-D. Even 3-D holograms — “live” onstage. It’s hard to resist.
But if anyone tries to sell you on the wondrous advancement of 3-D mammography, draw the line right there. Just say, “Never! No way.”
It’s a one-dimensional danger.
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