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mammogram

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmammogrammam‧mo‧gram /ˈmæməɡræm/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 an X-ray picture of a woman’s breasts used to check for signs of cancer
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mammogramCurrently, Medicare covers no preventive measures except for flu shots and mammograms every other year for women over 65.Her piece on mammogram testing was great; direct, personal, nicely crafted.Participants received mammograms, then follow-up screenings in succeeding months.Patients refused mammograms in 23 percent of the cases.Klausner estimated that regular mammograms for women in their 40s could save 1,500 to 2,000 lives each year.The extreme unpleasantness of the mammogram is systematically and deliberately underplayed by the proponents of mass screening.For women 50 and older, follow-up mammograms within seven months found the original screening was 98. 5 percent accurate.
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