I was overdue.

Granted, it was just a few months, but it had been about a year and a half since I had my last mammogram. Life is busy — there’s work. Oh, there’s always work. And the kids? The house needs cleaning, and I need to get to see my horse.

Missing an annual mammogram is easy to do. Besides, I feel fine, I told myself.

There’s a myriad of reasons women don’t schedule their annual mammogram. Yet, according to Dr. Karien Campbell, women who get regular screenings have a 30-40 percent greater chance of living should they be diagnosed with breast cancer.



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