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How should you prepare for a mammogram?

To prepare for a mammogram you should:

  1. Try to schedule your mammogram at a time when your breasts are least tender or 10 days after the onset of your menstrual cycle.
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Breast Health

Woman Up And Face The World A Transwoman's Thoughts On Her Mammogram Appointment

Hey everyone Yesterday morning I got a letter through the post. This in itself is not an unusual occurrence except with it being Fair Monday I didn’t expect any post. 1,542 more words

Reluctantly Getting My Mammograms

I just had my mammogram a few weeks ago and the results were fine. Whew! When you get the films taken, you just never know what to expect, so it is a good feeling not to have a callback! 434 more words


On Dithering

If dithering were a power source, I could light up Chicago. Good thing it burns nerve endings instead of fossil fuels.

The last couple of weeks have seen a lot of dithering and anxiety. 460 more words

Mental Health

Why do I need a mammogram?

The American Cancer Society recommends that a woman has her baseline mammogram between the ages of 35-40. Women over the age of 40 should have a mammogram annually. 111 more words

Breast Health

The Race Goes On!

Just one month ago, tens of thousands of people came together to Race for a World Without Breast Cancer at the 2014 Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure. 73 more words