A 33-year-old member asked:
Is clinical breast exam needed before mammogram? considering cost, i think should be done.
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Physical exam: It is a complementary examination. Physical exam can pick up a small percentage of cancers not seen on mammo. However, it is not required in order to have a mammogram.
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Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not required: but a good idea to have a breast exam in addition.
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Last updated Jul 11, 2014
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