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.
Q. I don’t have health insurance, and I just can’t afford the cost of a mammogram. What can I do?A. There are a number of resources you can access to receive a mammogram at no cost. Try any of these:The American Cancer Society. Go to cancer.org, find the blue box on the upper right (“Find ACS in Your Community”), enter your…