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October 15, 2021
Most women should schedule an annual mammogram starting at age 40
Early detection is important for diagnosing and treating breast cancer.
Written by Michelle Martin for St. Joseph Hospital
In the 1980s, doctors began recommending that women over 40 have a mammogram once a year. The outcome was significant: Breast cancer deaths fell by 35% due to annual mammography.
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