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Baystate Franklin Medical Center patient Carla Potts has her first mammogram [Video]

October 21, 2018

Finding breast cancer early makes the disease easier to treat

Carla Potts just turned 40, and she knows how important it is to begin having regular breast cancer screenings around that age. She wanted to be proactive for her own health, so she headed to Baystate Franklin Medical Center for her first mammogram. She shares her experience in this video.

"The part that's scariest is the unknown"

Many people who have never had a mammogram are nervous about the procedure. Carla says "It was not as bad as people made it out to be!"

Starting at age 40, it's important for every woman to have a conversation with their primary care providers about breast cancer screenings. Learn more.