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Decrease YOUR chance of breast cancer. . .

There are many things in life that we cannot change: our age, our gender, our family history. But, there are (what we physicians call) modifiable risk factors. To decrease your risk of breast cancer, follow these. . . . avoid … Continue reading

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Mammograms. No big deal. Just get one.

There is no controversy that women aged 50 to 69 need screening mammography.  The question is whether women older and younger benefit. Studies have estimated that mammography detects about 75% of breast cancers in women in their 40s, compared to … Continue reading

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