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Title: Mammography
Description: Mammography; the left breast is pressed between two plates. An X-ray machine is used to take pictures of the breast. An inset shows the x-ray film image with an arrow pointed at abnormal tissue.

Mammography. The breast is pressed between two plates. X-rays are used to take pictures of breast tissue.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Breast
Cancer Types -- Breast Cancer
Test or Procedure -- Imaging Procedures
Type: Color, Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR711008
Date Created: May 6, 2013
Date Added: September 9, 2013
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow