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Mammograms as You Age: What Every Woman Needs to Know

posted on WED, NOV 7 2018 by Center for Diagnostic Imaging

After 20 years of clear mammograms, many women start to wonder, “Can I stop this routine?” It’s a valid question, says Kellie Schenck, MD. She has a very simple guideline for answering those women. To find out if it’s time for you to stop and learn about the test that perfect for women in their 70s and older, watch this video:



Want to find out more about 3D mammography (also called tomosynthesis)? Here’s a comparison of a traditional 2D mammogram and 3D.



About Dr. Schenk
Kellie Schenk, M.D. is a board certified diagnostic radiologist at EPIC Imaging in Oregon. Her areas of interest include body MRI, women's Imaging, PET/CT and deep tissue/bone biopsies. Read her full bio here.


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