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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.

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  My recent mammogram told me I have "scattered fibroglandular density."  Maybe your report used this term too.  Should you be concerned?  Probably not.     As of January 2015, twenty-one states require radiologists to tell you if you have dense breasts. Many other states are considering similar legislation.…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on The “Breast Pap” – No Substitute… Thanks for the warning, PJ.  It sounds so reasonable and so easy,…

02/28/14

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on “Mammograms Don’t Save Lives” –… PJ, your response to this study was exactly the same as my first…

02/13/14

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Screening Mammograms Save Lives – But… Exactly right, Phyllis - there's no "one size fits all" protocol here.…

01/16/14

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Mammograms: The Pendulum Swings Again PJ, thanks for explaining the way this new study was done.  Sometimes we…

10/28/13

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