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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every year we have the same events and reminders to get our mammograms. Every time I go for a mammogram I’m given a secondary test but now I have been given a 3D Mammogram.

There are pros and cons to getting the 3D test. These are usually reserved for those of us with very dense tissue or those who have had a suspicious looking 2D test. I was reading here and the pros were what I expected: the test could see through dense tissue very well and the results were much quicker. I always was happy to find out that day that there was nothing suspicious on my scan.

The pros were that the cost is more and some women don’t have insurance that covers the additional cost. Also, the compression can cause cancer cells to rupture and spread everywhere. I was very surprised to find that it’s not recommended for women over 55 to get the 3D. I’ve been given the 3D many times, and now I’m not happy at all to find this out. Make sure you know all the facts about mamograms before you go for your tests.

Giveaway Rules: Entrants must be at least 18 years of age and live in the US or CANADA. Winner will be notified by email and will then have 48 hours to reply and claim the prize. If they fail to do so, a new winner will be chosen. All winning entries will be verified. No social media is in any way responsible for this giveaway. Lisa’s Reading is responsible for prize fulfillment.

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This Post Has 106 Comments

  1. Will G

    Thank you for the opportunity.

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck!

  2. Soozle

    A wonderful reminder for everyone to do their home screening and be aware

    1. Lisa

      Yes, we women must take time for ourselvess and protect our health.

  3. Maureen

    Hope that the weather has been a beauty as the leaves change this time of year.

    1. Lisa

      We’ve had drought conditions, but beautiful blue skys.

  4. Rita Wray

    Thank you for the giveaway.

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck!

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck!

  5. Shelly Peterson

    It is important to bring awareness to this. Great reminder for check ups.

    1. Lisa

      Yes, regular check ups!

  6. wendy hutton

    thanks for the giveaway, breast cancer awareness is so necessary

    1. Lisa

      Yes, We must take care.

  7. AMYJO

    THANK YOU FOR THE REMINDER-I’M ACTUALLY OVER DUE FOR THE MAMM SMASH! πŸ˜‰

    1. Lisa

      I love it when my doc sends a reminder! I really need those. Maybe you’ll remember to call now. πŸ™‚

      1. Donna Teller

        Definitely nice to have the reminder. It is definitely something easy to forget but definitely a necessity.

  8. Robin Creager

    Thank you for bringing Breast Cancer Awareness to your page!

    1. Lisa

      It’s very important!

  9. Melissa

    remember to get checked. thanks for the giveaway.

  10. Stephanie Liske

    I would like to win.

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck!

  11. Terri Quick

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck

  12. Elaine G

    Thanks for the giveaway and chance to win.

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck!

  13. Natalie

    My grandma is a breast cancer survivor! She has been cancer free for 20 years.

    1. Lisa

      Oh, that’s great!

  14. Eva Millien

    Thanks for sharing Breast Cancer Awareness and Have an awesome week!

    1. Lisa

      You’re welcome!

  15. Cali W.

    Thanks for the giveaway and bringing awareness to breast cancer.

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck!

  16. Nina Lewis

    This is very important. Thank you so much for sharing & for the giveaway! πŸ™‚ xo

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck!

  17. bn100

    important cause

    1. Lisa

      So True!

  18. Bea LaRocca

    Thank you for participating in this Hop and for bringing to our attention the need to stay vigilant on our breast health

    1. Lisa

      Early detection! and Good Luck!

  19. Clem

    Thanks for the chance

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck!

  20. Del

    Thank you for the giveaway!

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck!

  21. Michelle H.

    I am glad that these resources are available.

    1. Lisa

      It’s wonderful!

  22. Stacey McCrary

    Thanks for the chance. I currently have a cousin going through breast cancer. As of last week, it wasn’t good news. It breaks my heart, especially since she lost both her sister and her mom to it in the past two years.

    1. Lisa

      Oh, that is so very sad. Maybe she’ll be the one who beats it!

  23. beth shepherd

    Thank you for the chance!

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck, Beth!

  24. Debbi Wellenstein

    Thanks for the great information. And thanks for the giveaway!

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck!

  25. Ashley C

    This is a cause near and dear to my heart.

    1. Lisa

      We all have someone we love…

  26. Elizabeth

    Thank you for the information!

    1. Lisa

      So happy to be helpful!

  27. Sherry

    I’ve never had the 3D test but I do get a tested every year.

    1. Lisa

      It’s probably geared more for those who are at high risk? I’m not sure.

  28. Leela

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck!

  29. laurie damrose

    Thank you for posting this contest.

    1. Lisa

      Good Luck!

  30. Thomas Gibson

    Wishing everyone a long and healthy life!

    1. Lisa

      Amen to that!!!

  31. Edye

    Great to spread awareness!

    1. Lisa

      Yes, Sharing what we know can help others.

  32. heather

    This post was super informative thanks for sharing.

    1. Lisa

      I’m so glad that it was helpful.

  33. Carolyn D

    Thank you for sharing information on 3D mammograms. I have not had any mammograms yet, but I have had a couple of ultrasounds due to breast pain in the past.

    1. Lisa

      You’re welcome. It’s something everyone can ask their doctor about.

  34. Debbie P

    This contest and month are very good reminders to get your yearly test!

    1. Lisa

      Yes, and I need lots of reminders!

  35. Amber Lee Kolb

    I really need to get a mammogram. I’m 41 and I’ve never had one.

    1. Lisa

      They’re not fun, but at least they don’t last long.

  36. April

    I’ve had lots of 3D tests done as I have cancer and they are constantly checking on me on the inside. Not too much fun. But we do what we need to for our health.

  37. Ann Fantom

    My thoughts and prayers go out to anyone battling breast cancer.

  38. Kim Avery

    I’ve had to go every 6 months for mammogram and sonogram due to suspicious spots. I didn’t know there was a 3D.

    1. Lisa

      Oh no! That’s such an awful long time to wait. I imagine that not all practices have it.

  39. Heather Kaufman

    _ _ _ _ Breast Cancer!!

    1. Lisa

      It’s truly horrible πŸ™

  40. sheila ressel

    What a great way to bring awareness to this disease.

  41. Antoinette M

    Very interesting. I’ve been getting the 3D, as well.

  42. Elizabeth

    Sigh, today I put the Frugal Grandmom bonus word in by mistake…I apologize.

  43. Renee S

    Thanks for the giveaway and this important cause!

  44. Shannon

    Thanks for the chance. I just got my first mammogram.

  45. Katrina Dehart

    Thank you offering a giveaway. And supporting a great cause

  46. Erica Ardali

    I have so much stuff on my Amazon list that it’d be cool to even get one small thing off of there for Free

  47. xjanelx78

    Thanks for sharing this info, this is a topic that is near and dear to me as I’ve lost several family members due to cancer.

  48. LB

    Thanks for raising awareness

  49. Janie McGaugh

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  50. wen budro

    Awareness of this issue is important for sure.

  51. Jeanna Massman

    I love this giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity.

  52. Susan Smith

    Thank you for the giveaway! Breast cancer awareness is so important!

  53. Christy R.

    Such a wonderful and important cause. Thank you for promoting it.

  54. Nancy

    Sounds terrific!

  55. I am thankful for God and all His wonderful gifts to the world! He is the BEST Gift and Giver of all! Thanks and God Bless!

  56. Daniel M

    thanks for the chance!

  57. Jen Reed

    As a breast cancer survivor I love that getting the word out on breast cancer testing is so mainstream these days. We all need to look out for each other.

  58. Cassandra D

    Thank you for the giveaway!

  59. Judy Gregory

    Its a beautiful day.

  60. Anita Jude

    Thanks for sharing about Breast Cancer Awareness

  61. Piroska Blanchette

    Thanks for the chance! A great promotion

  62. Madie

    Thank you for reminding people about this.

    Have a safe Halloween guys!

  63. Buddy Garrett

    This is a great cause. Please get checked out.

  64. Sarah L

    I get a mammogram every year. Never had a 3-D one.
    Thanks for the contest.

  65. BRIAN E.

    I have family / friends who are BC survivors…it’s always a good time of year to encourage the women in your life to get screened !!!

  66. Ashley Parks

    Breast cancer affects so many. Thank you for bringing awareness and for the giveaway.

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