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How often should I get a mammogram?

The American Cancer Society recommends that women in their 40s get a mammogram every 1-2 years. Women in their 20s and 30s should receive a clinical breast exam every three years.

Depending on a woman’s family and medical history or other factors, her doctor may recommend she have an additional test before the age of 40.

To schedule a mammogram today, call The Breast Care Center at East Jefferson General Hospital at (504) 454-4164.

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