Mammogram

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This four-page illustrated handout helps women prepare for a mammogram, which is an x-ray picture of the breast. It explains that it is used to check for breast cancer in women, and recommends that women should start having a yearly mammogram at age 40 or sooner if they are at higher risk, clarifying that women should talk to their doctor. The document includes tips to help the patient prepare, and provides a step-by-step explanation of what will happen during the mammogram.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Breast, Breast neoplasms, Female, Mammography, Women's Health, X-Rays
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
5/1/2009
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