Tips for Getting a Mammogram

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This four-panel brochure educates women about getting a mammogram, which is an x-ray of the breast used to check for breast cancer. It explains that mammograms help find cancer at its earliest and most treatable stage. The document provides tips to help women receive a good mammogram, including finding a facility that specializes in mammograms, getting regular exams, what information to bring to the facility, what to wear and how to prepare for the test, what will happen during the mammogram, and discussing the results with the provider. It includes American Cancer Society contacts for more information.

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Author(s):
American Cancer Society
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
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:
Copyrighted
Date Last Reviewed:
7/1/2015
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