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5 Tips For a Better Mammogram

The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends women get a mammogram each year after age 40. Here are 5 tips the ACS recommends to make your experience better. 1. LOCATION: Find a center that specializes in mammograms and certified by the US Food and Drug Administration. You can ask to see that certificate when you register …


Breast Cancer Risk Factors You Should Know

The breast cancer risk assessment tool, also called the Gail Model, is intended for doctors and not the general public, but you should definitely know about to talk with your doctor. It estimates a woman’s risk of developing invasive breast cancer.   Invasive breast cancer is cancer that has spread from where it started in …