Breast Cancer Awareness: The Fears vs The Realities of Mammograms

breast cancer myth vs reality

Simply the thought of getting a mammogram can be incredibly scary for so many women. So scary, in fact, that many women will avoid even the discussion of mammograms with their Phoenix doctor. Recent studies have shown that as many as 50% of insured women who should be getting mammograms are not getting them. At Family Practice Specialists, we understand this fear, and the many other reasons that are given for avoiding getting that very important screening. But, as family physicians who all have our own families, we do our very best to ease those fears. If you came into our offices today with a fear of mammograms, here’s what we’d say:

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