Handel Reynolds

Talk of Iowa
11:35 am
Mon September 17, 2012

The Risks and Benefits Of The Mammogram

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The question of whether or not a woman over the age of 40 should get a mammogram seems like a simple one, but it’s not. Host Charity Nebbe talks with Dr. Handel Reynolds about the history of the mammogram, the lives that have been saved, the very real negatives and risks associated with it and why this imperfect test has become ubiquitous.