Why should I have a mammogram?

Extensive research has shown that early detection with routine/annual mammograms will improve survival rate of 5 years by 100%. Annual mammograms • Aid in the early detection of cancers • Can detect cancers less than 2 mm in size- which respond well to treatment. • Have conclusively shown that annual screening mammography, over the age of 40 yrs., significantly increases survival and decreases morbidity from breast cancer. It is important to remember that body cells are changing throughout one's life. As a result, routine mammograms should be a MUST, for your own wellbeing.