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Breast Cancer Screening with Dr. Larissa Korde

Breast Cancer Screening with Dr. Larissa Korde

Recommendations for Screening Mammography Dr. Larissa Korde discusses early detection of breast cancer in this KOMO interview. Currently in the United States about one in eight women will develop breast cancer. Many women don?t have the family history or personal risk factors associated with the disease. The American Cancer Society and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance guidelines recommend women begin screening mammography at age 40 and continue annually.

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