Donna Pelletier had her first mammogram at age 44 when she found a lump in her breast. While this lump turned out to be benign, a mammogram two years later showed she had metastatic breast disease that had spread to her bones.
"Currently, the three-step preventive process includes self exam, clinical exam and mammography on a routine basis. Until a new plan of early detection can be recommended through evidence based science, we are taking major steps backward in our preventive efforts by changing this current standard."
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(Courtesy Donna Pelletier)