When Should You Get a Mammogram? A Doctor Has the Answer! by Dr. Josephine Dlugopolski - Gach

Women's Health Cancer
8 years ago

When Should You Get a Mammogram? A Doctor Has the Answer!

Mammograms are important for healthcare professionals to screen for breast cancer. There has been debate over the guidelines. A panel of experts has said women should have mammograms at age 50, but many professional health organizations believe women should starting having mammograms at age 40. 

Though the debate continues, what stays the same is the importance of having a conversation with your physician about this. Together, based on your medical and family history, you will know what is best for you. All women should talk to their doctor about this important screening!

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