Do I Need a Mammogram?

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Mammogram, Q&A

Do I Need a Mammogram?

I am 45 years old. I have been told that I need to start getting mammograms. I really don’t want to though. I do frequent self-breast examinations, and I have never found a lump. Do I really need to start getting regular mammograms? Can I wait until I turn 50? Recently, there have been concerns that mammograms that start at age 40 are actually causing more harm than they are causing benefits. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force has actuallly started recommending...

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