Why should I have a mammogram to screen for breast cancer?

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Mammography is currently the best screening tool we have for breast cancer. A mammogram can find cancer at a very early stage -- long before a lump would be felt during an exam by you or your doctor. When cancer is found very early, the chance for a cure is much better.

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