If you’ve never had one, you may be nervous — but the test is best way to spot breast cancer early.
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Women in Their 40s Want Mammograms: Poll | Article
A U.S. health task force stunned much of the medical world and many women in November 2009 by recommending that most women didn't need to get their first mammogram until age 50.
Obesity is known to boost the risk of estrogen-fueled breast cancer in women past menopause. Now, new research suggests a link between postmenopausal obesity and an especially aggressive type of breast...
Breast Cancer Quiz | Quiz
True or false: Fifty percent of the lumps women find when checking their breasts aren't cancerous.
Although genetic mutations cause just 5 to 10 percent of the more than 192,000 annual U.S. cases of breast cancer, Dr. King's discovery showed the importance of understanding how gene-linked proteins...
Getting the Most From Your Mammogram | Article
There are lots of reasons for putting off a mammogram: You're nervous. You're shy. You're busy. Or you just don't like it. There's also one great reason for not putting it off: Mammograms...
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women (other than skin cancer). The American Cancer Society reports the breast cancer death rate is declining, probably due to earlier detection...
What to Expect at Your Mammogram | Article
A mammogram is an X-ray of the breast. It can find changes in the breast when a lump is too small for you or your doctor to feel.
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