Breast Cancer

Tanner Breast Health
If you are 40 or older, the specialists at Tanner Cancer Care recommend that you have a yearly mammogram. You don’t need a physician’s order to schedule a screening mammogram.

Call Tanner Breast Health at 770-812-9721 now to schedule this important life-saving screening.
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Switching Mammograms to Once Every 2 Years Could Come With Risks



WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2019 -- Women who get mammograms every two years instead of annually might face a greater risk of being diagnosed with larger, later-stage breast tumors, a new, preliminary study suggests.

Researchers found that among 232 breast cancer patients at their hospital, those who'd undergone mammography screening every two years tended to have more advanced tumors: Of those 32 women, 44% were diagnosed with stage 2 or later cancer, versus 24% of patients who'd undergone annual screening.

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