The wife of Massachusetts Senator John Kerry is being treated for breast cancer.
Teresa Heinz Kerry says she is being treated for breast cancer discovered after having a mammogram.
The 71-year-old is using her experience to argue that younger women should Continue undergoing the tests despite a federal panel's recent recommendation To reduce their frequency.
She argues the cost of mammography is lower than if their cancer goes Undetected and they have to be treated with aggressive chemotherapy.
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