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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.     What makes a breast…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, posted Do You Want Insurance Coverage of… The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) will finalize its…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Government Set to Release Newest… Thank you, PJ, for helping us keep up with the latest news on screening…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Fibroglandular Tissue: Is it Dangerous? Most women do not need to worry about breast density. Only 10% are in that…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Almost 31years old female... Paget's… Tiffany, it sounds like your doctor is being very thorough. Some of your…

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