Definition of mammography
: X-ray examination of the breasts (as for early detection of cancer)
mammographicplay \ˌma-mə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective
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A free on-the-go mammography center will debut Thursday outside Belk's flagship store at Bridge Street Town Centre in Huntsville.
The clinic also will provide mammography and other imaging services, as well as laboratory services.
According to the American Cancer Society, 64.3 percent of American women age 40 or older had undergone a mammography within the past two years as of 2015.
Shaw has endured multiple surgeries and rounds of chemotherapy treatment and begun a new career in mammography to help other breast cancer patients.
Detecting breast cancer is very difficult in Mexico, where– according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development–there are only 9.5 mammography machines per million people. Rios’
The Watsonville and Scotts Valley offices include laboratory, pharmacy, general radiology and mammography services.
Does anyone have anyone on an exchange plan that does mammography or colonoscopy?
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