How important is a mammogram for detecting breast cancer?

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Jennifer Rollenhagen, MD
Diagnostic Radiology
Screening mammograms are critical to diagnosing breast cancer early, when there is a greater chance of successful treatment. In this video, radiologist Jennifer Rollenhagen, MD, of Mercy Health, discusses the importance of mammogram screenings.

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Laurie R. Margolies, MD
Diagnostic Radiology

A mammogram is the critical first step for most patients in the diagnosis of breast cancer. It is the only modality that has been proven in studies of thousands of patients to be an appropriate screening tool for breast cancer. Screening mammography saves lives! 

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