Synonyms and Keywords
mammogram, mammography, breast exam, mammogram guidelines, mammogram age
Author and Editor
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD
REFERENCES: Last Editorial Review: 9/7/2012
Medscape.com. Mammogram Guidelines.
MedscapeReference.com. Mammography in Breast Cancer.
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