Task Force Opposes Routine Mammograms For Women Age 40-49

Task Force Opposes Routine Mammograms for Women Age 40-49

CNN: Women in their 40s should not get routine mammograms for early detection of breast cancer, according to updated guidelines set forth by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

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    According to the CDC, "Mammograms are the best way to find breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat and before it is big enough to feel or cause symptoms." Yet there are underinsured women in the U.S. who still don't have access to mammograms, even as the rate of breast cancer continues to grow. We're working hard to fill that gap.
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  • Mammogram Procedure | Johns Hopkins Medicine
    Diagnostic mammogram. A diagnostic mammogram is an X-ray of the breast used to diagnose unusual breast changes, such as a lump, pain, nipple thickening or discharge, or a change in breast size or shape. A diagnostic mammogram is also used to evaluate abnormalities detected on a screening mammogram.
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    Mammography is the study of the breast using x ray. The actual test is called a mammogram. There are two types of mammograms. A screening mammogram is ordered for women who have no problems with their breasts. It consists of two x-ray views of each breast.
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  • Mammography
    Mammography is an x-ray imaging method used to examine the breast for the early detection of cancer and other breast diseases. It is used as both a diagnostic and screening tool. How does it work? Source: Getty Images. During a mammogram, a patient’s breast is placed on a flat support plate and compressed with a parallel plate called a paddle ...
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