Should I start having mammograms to screen for breast cancer?

Many people think mammograms to detect breast cancer early are always a good thing. But there are reasons why you might choose not to start screening mammography if you are younger than 50. The following pages outline some issues you may want to consider in making your decision.

Remember there is no right or wrong answer about whether to start having screening mammograms.


It is your decision to make.


Screening is for women with no breast symptoms.
If you have any breast symptoms, you should see your doctor.


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