Getting vaccinated for COVID-19 is an important way to protect yourself from potentially serious effects of the coronavirus. Likewise, getting regular mammograms as your doctor recommends can keep you safer by catching breast cancers early, when they might be easier to treat.
There is no connection between the COVID-19 vaccine and breast cancer. But what should women know about how the COVID-19 shots might affect the results of their mammograms? Lisa Mullen, M.D., a radiologist who specializes in breast imaging, offers some perspective and answers your questions.
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