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Ask the Doctors - Do I really need a yearly mammogram?

April 26, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Do I really need a yearly mammogram?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Do I really need a yearly mammogram? This might be hard to accept, but if you’re woman at low to average risk of breast cancer, you probably don’t need a yearly mammogram. That’s not to say we shouldn’t give mammograms their due. Mammograms can reduce deaths from breast cancer, and they’re an important reason why […]

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Tags: annual mammograms, Ask the Doctors, breast cancer risk, breast cancer screening, breast MRI, Dr. Robert Ashley, false positives, mammograms, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force