First mammogram leads to breast cancer diagnosis
OKABENA -- At a suggestion from her doctor, Doreen DeWall scheduled an appointment for her first mammogram when she was 41 years old, just so there would be baseline results in the years to come. Going along with that suggestion may have saved her life.
The doctor who performed the biopsy told the nurse, "In the past, we would never have found this."
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (800) 274-5445 and we can help you.