I’m not yet 40—the magical age for women to begin receiving mammograms—but I’ve had breast cancer. That makes me a perfect candidate for digital mammography, an updated version of the widely accepted and most effective form of testing for breast cancer, a disease expected to strike 178,480 women in 2007.
Breast cancer will kill roughly 40,460 women in the same year. Clearly, screening for breast cancer is critical. I’m happy to be in the loop.
I’ve had six mammograms, five of...Read more
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... Read more »
Even though I’m not yet 40, that magical age for women to begin receiving mammograms, I’ve had breast cancer. That makes me a strong... Read more »
The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a study by a couple of noted medical school professors questioning the benefits of... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Breast Examination by a Health Professional. Women ages 20 - 49 should have a physical examination by a health professional every 1 - 2 years. Those... Read more »