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Alternate Names : Mammogram

Mammogram | Preparation & Expectations | Results and Values

What is involved in preparation for the test?

It is recommended that a mammogram be scheduled one week after a woman's last period. Women should not wear powder, deodorant, lotion, or perfume under the arms or on the breasts. Wearing a two-piece outfit is suggested. Prior to the exam, all jewelry and metal objects need to be removed.

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Mammogram: Results and Values

Author: James Compton, MD
Reviewer: Melissa Sanders, PharmD
Date Reviewed: 08/20/01

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