Here are some things to consider doing. Some items may not be applicable to you.

Before getting a mammogram:

  • Ensure the facility is accredited by the American College of Radiology and/or that the facility specializes in mammograms

If you have breast implants:

  • Ensure the operator has adequate experience conducting mammograms on breasts with implants

After getting a mammogram:

  • Ask your doctor, technician, etc. to double check your results
  • Ask to see your mammogram(s) and associated records
  • Get a complete physical including breast exam


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