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When to Get a Mammogram


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A mammography technologist assists a patient in preparing for a mammogram.
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A mammography technologist assists a patient in preparing for a mammogram.

Two studies published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine shed new light on the often-vexing question of when women should get mammograms. We discuss the findings.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Karla Kerlikowske, professor of medicine at the UCSF School of Medicine and a physician at the UCSF-affiliated San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Lisa Aliferis, blogger for KQED's State of Health blog

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