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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 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…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Free Mammogram Guide: Mammograms for… Mary, I'm so sorry your family is going through this. Please be sure to…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Do You REALLY Need a Regular Mammogram? Exactly right,eileen. It's easy to sit and worry about something, hoping it'll…

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