My sister, at 42, just had her first mammogram. She knew she was overdue for it, and she's a nurse!
After she had it, however, she said it was no big deal, and that if she hadn't heard all the stories from other women saying it was difficult, or that it hurt, or that it was scary, she'd have gone 3 years ago.
She said that every woman who has a mammogram should pass the word on: It's easy, do it! And help undo that scary feeling that many women may still have about having their first one.
Here's an empower link that tells just what a mammogram is like. Pass it on!
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