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New guidelines also suggest a woman be able to get her first mammogram as early as 40. (Photo: Shutterstock)

New Guidelines

ACS Recommends First Mammogram at 45 The American Cancer Society’s new breast cancer screening guidelines could cause many women to wonder when they should have their first mammogram. The society now recommends that all women begin having yearly mammograms at age 45, and switch
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The density of breasts affects how well a mammogram can detect cancerous tissues. (Photo: Penn State)The density of breasts affects how well a mammogram can detect cancerous tissues. (Photo: Penn State)

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Breast Density Can Affect Cancer Screenings When it comes to breast cancer screening, the density of breasts affects how well a mammogram can detect cancerous tissues. That’s why 21 states have adopted laws requiring radiologists to include information about breast density in
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