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A mammogram can detect breast cancer 1-3 years before a woman can feel a lump. Mammography screening for women 50 and older can reduce breast cancer mortality by 30%.

Breast Cancer and Mammography Information. http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/nbccedp/. Published July 2007

Reference

Title
Breast Cancer and Mammography Information
Publication Date
Published July 2007
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
URL
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