Stay Well Secrets: Breast Cancer Doctors Share Their Top Tips

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Norine Dworkin-McDaniel on Oct 1, 2013 at 2:40PM

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Stay Well Secrets: Breast Cancer Doctors Share Their Top Tips

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“Younger women tend to have denser breast tissue than older women,” explains Dr. Lehman. “Digital mammogram technology penetrates the breast better and shows cancer better than X-ray films, so our ability to find cancers in young women and women with dense breasts is significantly better when we use digital technology.” Not sure if the center you’ve chosen does conventional or digital mammography? Go ahead and ask, says Dr. Lehman. And don’t be shy about insisting on getting a digital mammogram for yourself.

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