A radiologist uses a magnifying glass to check mammograms for breast cancer in Los Angeles.
A radiologist uses a magnifying glass to check mammograms for breast cancer in Los Angeles. Damian Dovarganes The Associated Press
A radiologist uses a magnifying glass to check mammograms for breast cancer in Los Angeles. Damian Dovarganes The Associated Press
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Mammograms at 45: American Cancer Society changes breast cancer guidelines

October 19, 2015 11:00 PM

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