A mammogram is an x-ray of the breast and used to check for breast cancer. This page answers your questions about screening and diagnostic mammograms.
Review Date: September 13, 2011
NIH National Cancer Institute
Screening and diagnostic tests can help doctors identify or rule out a health condition a patient has. This chart lists diagnostic tests that your doctor might order for you.
Review Date: March 02, 2011
Office on Women's Health
Women have unique health care needs, and often make health care decisions for their families. The Affordable Care Act offers important benefits for women and their families. Learn more about it.
Review Date: January 28, 2013
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services