Dr Rahbar on Importance of Mammograms in Lifehacker.com

Dr. Habib Rahbar is quoted in lifehacker.com’s planning guide for mammograms, which was published in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. Among the information he provides is dispelling the myth that mammograms are not helpful in women with dense breasts.  “While mammograms can find less cancers in women who have dense breasts, they are still valuable and do catch many cancers.” Rahbar explains. “You should continue to get mammograms, especially those with ‘3D’ or ‘tomosynthesis’ technology when available, regardless of your breast density”. He concludes, “Just remember that by getting a mammogram, you are taking an important proactive step to living longer and healthier”.

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