How can getting a routine mammogram affect breast cancer?

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Don't skip your routine mammogram. It plays a critical role in early detection -- which means finding breast cancer at a curable stage. In fact, stages 0 and 1 have 98% cure rates. Studies show that on average, mammograms decrease the death rates from breast cancer by about 30%.
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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