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When Should I Get My First Mammogram?

The recommended time for getting mammograms is at age 40 and yearly thereafter.  However, I like to get one around age 35 as a baseline and age 40 thereafter.  The reason is that in my practice area, there seems to be higher incidence of breast cancer, especially in younger women.  So because of this demographic I get the earlier screening.

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Dr. Benjamin Chen


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