Sorting through the mammogram controversy

Five cancers are found for every 1,000 mammograms.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) -- There has been a lot of differing information lately about when you should get your mammogram.

Dr. Courtney Garlick, a breast radiologist for the Mercy Health Comprehensive Breast Center in Muskegon, talks with Health Reporter Valerie Lego about when the best time is to start screening and how often to continue.

The Society of Breast Imaging and the American College of Radiology provide more information about breast cancer screenings.



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