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Mammogram

Learn what to expect during a breast X-ray exam. Find out about the benefits of mammograms for breast cancer screening, as well as potential risks.


Mammogram guidelines: What are they?

Latest Mayo Clinic mammogram guidelines for breast cancer screening.


Dense breast tissue: What it means to have dense breasts

Find out what it means if your mammogram report says you have dense breast tissue. Learn about additional breast cancer screening tests to consider.


Thyroid guard: Do I need one during a mammogram?

A Mayo Clinic expert discusses using thyroid guards during mammograms to reduce the risk of thyroid cancer from radiation.


Video: Mammogram for breast cancer — What to expect

Watch video to see what it's like to have a mammogram, or breast cancer detection exam.


COVID-19 vaccine: Should I reschedule my mammogram?

Swollen lymph nodes caused by the COVID-19 vaccine can look like breast cancer on a mammogram. Find out what to do if you've got a mammogram scheduled.



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