Mammograms: Scheduling Through Results [INFOGRAPHIC]

Mammograms have long been a topic of ongoing controversy, particularly as the American Cancer Society’s new guidelines make headlines this week. Recommended timelines vary by organization, and the different interpretations are all based on the risks and rewards of mammograms for people of different age groups and risk levels. However, even after deciding when it’s the proper time for your first mammogram, there are a number of steps involved before you receive results. Understanding the process of getting a mammogram can help prepare you for your initial screening, and ease stress or anxiety.

 

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