From the Harford County Health Department:
This year approximately 4,880 Maryland women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 820 will die from the disease, making breast cancer the second most frequently diagnosed cancer in women.
One of the best tools available to reduce breast cancer deaths is the screening mammogram. The Harford County Health Department urges women age 40 and over to make time for themselves and make a screening mammogram appointment.
"Every woman is at risk for breast cancer even if she has no family history or other risk factors for the disease. Women who are 40 years and older need to be screened," says Harford County...