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Is a mammogram safe during pregnancy?

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A mammogram is considered fairly safe during pregnancy, but it may not be as helpful because of the increased density of the breasts. A three-dimensional mammogram may be a better option.

From: Breast Cancer and Pregnancy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: The American Cancer Society. The National Cancer Institute. The Journal of the American Medical Assocation. 


Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 15, 2017

SOURCE: The American Cancer Society. The National Cancer Institute. The Journal of the American Medical Assocation. 


Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 15, 2017

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