According ot the National Cancer Institute, women in their 40s and older should have mammograms every 1 to 2 years. Women with an elevated risk of breast cancer need to talk to thier doctor about how often and when to get a mammogram. Ladies use this information as a source of reference when asking your health care profession all the questions you have and need answered. The Tuesday's health blog topic of the day is to be used as a source of initial introduction to a health issue or to reinforce what knowledge you may already have. This information should not be used as a medical substitute from the sound and professional advice that your physician can offer you. For further information regarding breast cancer, please consult with your family physician or an oncologist. The above information was retrieved from http://www.mayoclinic.com/.
Personal Note from Tracey ReNissa:
My sister have you had your first mammogram? Check today with your mothers, sisters, aunts, neighbors and co-workers. This simple question, "Have you had a mammogram?" may be the five words to save a woman's life. Please share with us your experience or the experience of a love one to help save a life. Don't allow our indecisions, our busy schedules, our children, our partners, our jobs to dictate or navigate us into making the wrong decisions or wrong actions regarding our health.