Though guidelines suggest screening starts at 50, researcher says it's premature to change them
by Cancer1298 on Fri Aug 27, 2004 12:00 AM
by Noland_D on Mon Sep 06, 2004 12:00 AM
by Toysrsues on Sat Feb 19, 2005 12:00 AM
by Tnt2000 on Mon Feb 19, 2007 12:00 AM
by Potogoldde on Sat Apr 07, 2007 12:00 AM
I heard on the news that there is a less painful (smarter) way of doing things. They actually "pull/suck" the breast out evenly into an opening instead of "smashing" them flat.. torture is right! Big, little it don't matter ..OUCH!!
De (40.5yrs mams every year since 35.5yrs)
by Evymill on Tue Jul 03, 2007 12:00 AM
I know you asked this question long ago but I found a new alternative for mammography that is in tests yet but I hope they will get that on the market very fast because I am 41 and never did a mammography because it "freaks me out" just the thought of squeezing my breasts flat! I saw the pictures, it gets like a pancake!!!
I wanted to know who was the person how invented mammography. Certainly is NOT a woman. Shouldn't someone find an easer way? Now they did find it, but there are a lot of studies and a lot of bureaucracy to go through yet. Hope they get it out there faster, I need to start screening my breasts!
by Roseburgundian on Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:00 AM
by Shemay on Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:00 AM
by xraynu on Mon Feb 11, 2008 12:00 AM
by Rainyid on Sat Mar 29, 2008 12:00 AM
I have had many many mammograms and they smart a little, but believe me, nothing hurts like breast cancer.... The hurt with a mammogram is short lived, the hurt from breast cancer hurts for a long time.... PLEASE get your mammograms !!! Don't listen to the stories about the pain.... Remeber one thing, you might be saving your own life....
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