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Breast Cancer: Separating Fact From Fiction

Breast cancer is not caused by cell phones, caffeine, antiperspirants, bras, or mammograms. It’s not contagious, it does not automatically develop if you have a family history of the disease, and a diagnosis is not a death sentence.

Those myths about breast cancer are easy to dispel because there is simply

Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Updated

In January 2016, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released updated recommendations regarding when and how often women should undergo tests for breast cancer. They advise that women ages 50 to 74 be screened with a mammogram once every two years and say that this screening schedule is effective

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