Your Holiday Mammogram Reminder

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A statement from Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann, via Ambinder.

Last week, following my annual mammogram at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, I was diagnosed with Ductal Carcinoma In Sutu (DCIS). While this is commonly referred to as early stage breast cancer, it is technically not cancer but rather pre-cancer, as it has not become invasive.

The Department of Health and Human Services recommends that women over 40 get mammograms “every 1 to 2 years.” Those under 40 should also get regular screenings if there is a family history of breast cancer.