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When Should You Get a Mammogram? Austin Doctors Explain Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Publication: Austin American-Statesman
In light of new breast cancer screening guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that recommend biannual screening starting at age 40, Julie M. Sprunt, M.D., FACS, of Texas Breast Specialists–Austin Midtown and Bastrop, shared the advantages and disadvantages of starting screening at 40, how often women should receive mammograms, and other ways for women to detect signs of breast cancer, such as self-checks. 

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