Sebelius: No Change For Mammograms

A federal advisory board's recommendation that women in their 40s should avoid routine mammograms is not government policy and has caused "a great deal of confusion," Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Wednesday.

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  • Mammography | Mammogram | Breast Cancer | MedlinePlus
    Mammograms are also recommended for younger women who have symptoms of breast cancer or who have a high risk of the disease. When you have a mammogram, you stand in front of an x-ray machine. The person who takes the x-rays places your breast between two plastic plates. The plates press your breast and make it flat.
    06/11/2021 - 2:10 pm | View Website
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  • What Is a Mammogram? | CDC
    A mammogram is an X-ray picture of the breast. Doctors use a mammogram to look for early signs of breast cancer. Regular mammograms are the best tests doctors have to find breast cancer early, sometimes up to three years before it can be felt.
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    06/11/2021 - 1:59 am | View Website
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