Tackling 4 mammogram myths
When it comes to mammograms, there are many misconceptions that sometimes prevent women from participating in the recommended screening.
“Mammograms can help to reduce the number of deaths from breast cancer among women,” says Dr. Richard Kiefer, a breast surgeon at Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh, Wis. “Additionally, knowing the truth and getting a mammogram could save your life.”
What are those mammogram misconceptions? Check out the infographic below to see what Dr. Kiefer has to say.
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Jen Thompson, health enews contributor, is a public affairs coordinator for Advocate Aurora Health with a BS in Health Promotion and Wellness. In her free time, Jen enjoys helping out with her kids’ sports teams, hanging with her family and camping with good friends, she especially loves the coaching the sport of softball.