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Is a Mammogram My Only Breast Screening Option?

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Remember, we don’t know exactly what causes breast cancer. We can only try and find out if we have it before it does us harm.

Michele is an R.N. freelance writer with a special interest in woman’s healthcare and quality of care issues.

Edited by Jody Smith

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http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/media-relations/2010/dr-susan-love

2) Breast Cancer: Screening. Release Date: January 2016. US Preventive Task Force.org. Retrieved July 21, 2016.
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3) BREAST SELF-EXAM. Susan G. Komen. Retrieved July 21, 2016.
http://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/BreastSelfExam.html

4) EMERGING AREAS IN EARLY DETECTION. Susan G. Komen. Retrieved July 21, 2016.
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5) Annual Mammograms Won't Lower Your Risk Of Dying From Breast Cancer. Here's What Will.  Prevention.com. Retrieved July 21, 2016.
http://www.prevention.com/health/this-will-reduce-your-risk-of-dying-from-breast-cancer

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