A mammogram is an x-ray exam of the breast. It allows the doctor to have a closer look for changes in breast tissue that cannot be felt during a breast exam. The American Cancer Society recommends mammograms for women every year starting at age forty.
My husband looked concerned about the voice mail message from the mammography center on Wednesday. "Don't worry," I told him. "They said they'd call for a quality check." I'd been very pleased that my mammogram on Monday went well. With the new machinery, there was no pain. The whole process from check in to check…