Make Your Mammogram A Positive Experience

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According to the National Cancer Institute, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. More than 40,000 women will die of breast cancer in the United States this year. The disease is second only to lung cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths in American women.

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Throughout her career as a mammographer, Carole Aydell has heard countless excuses for why women refuse to get mammograms. Her new book, "Baring Your Breast -- Mammograms: A Positive Experience", stresses the importance of mammograms for the early detection and prevention of breast cancer, and provides women with the tools necessary to make their next mammogram experience a positive one.

Whether you are preparing for your first mammogram or recovering from a past negative experience, "Baring Your Breast" will let you know exactly what and what not to expect. It takes readers step-by-step through the mammogram process, from deciding on a facility to interpreting the final report of the exam, in the hope of eliminating women's fear of the procedure:

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