Get Your Mammo's

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Date Joined May 2006
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   Posted 10/7/2007 1:19 AM (GMT -6)   
This is to the ladies....If you can do it..Please get your mammogram's. This is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It's just a squish and you are done! You'll feel good about yourself.
Gentlemen....tell your wives, girlfriends to go get squished!
Take it from a soon to be Survivor...early detection is so important!
The true joy of life is in the journey

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Date Joined Jul 2007
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   Posted 10/7/2007 7:47 AM (GMT -6)   

Thank you Eve for your concerns....and advices...I've been doing my mammo since I was 38.....I do it every year,never missed one....but this year in December I had breast implants,over the muscle,I had a digital mammo in March,but now I am worried that there will always be a missing spot that mammo cannot I decided that next year I will have mammo and MRI.It is expensive...but will have to do it..

Thank you again so much!

Micha :-)

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   Posted 10/7/2007 2:00 PM (GMT -6)   

Thank you for the reminder.............very thoughtful of you. yeah


at wit's end
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   Posted 10/7/2007 3:49 PM (GMT -6)   
I was having one every year until my husband's insurance said they won't cover one on me but every two years until I turn 50. I am 47. And the last one I had they did a mammogram and a CAD view also. And things looked good. So since then I have been having them every two years. There is no history of breast cancer in my family, so I think I am ok there. Will have one this December though as it will have been two years. I do check for lumps every month though and my gynecologist checks them also every year.

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   Posted 10/7/2007 5:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Instead of an MRI, go with an's not as expensive. Glad you are all taking care of yourselves!

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