BY Chitra Viswanathan, M.D.

Before I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, I’d never had a mammogram. I was only 38 at the time, so I hadn’t started getting that annual test yet.

But that December, I found a lump in my right breast – a symptom of breast cancer. I was very apprehensive, and saw my gynecologist right away. He thought the lump could be benign, but recommended further testing. So I called Dr. Carisa Le-Petross in Breast Imaging and scheduled...

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