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Mammogram - calcifications

Alternate Names : Calcifications on mammograms


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Mammography is a low-powered x-ray technique that gives a picture of the internal structure of the breast. Additional angles and magnified views are taken of suspicious areas. A mammogram may help in the diagnosis of breast problems including cancer. It is recommended a woman have a baseline mammogram at age 40 followed by a mammogram every couple of years until age 50. After 50, a woman should have a mammogram every year.





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