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: Friday, August 28, 2015
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: Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Office on Women's Health
Women have unique health care needs, and often make health care decisions for their families. Learn more about important benefits the Affordable Care Act offers for women and their families.
Review Date: Saturday, January 23, 2016
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services