Should I get a Mammogram at Age 40? | National Health Association

Should I get a Mammogram at Age 40?

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By David Richards, D.C., M.D.

Q: I just turned 40 and am worried about developing breast cancer. Do you suggest I get a mammogram?

A: There are two types of mammograms: a screening mammogram detects breast cancer in a woman who has no symptoms; a diagnostic mammogram evaluates a breast lump that has been detected...

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