New research suggests women delay mammogram appointments after getting COVID-19 vaccine, possible swollen lymph nodes

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – Dr. James Cusator, with Adventist Health Quest Imaging, joined 17 News at Sunrise to discuss new research suggesting women wait to get a mammogram after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Dr. Cusator explained women should wait about 4 to 6 weeks after getting the COVID-19 vaccine due to possible swelling of lymph nodes, sometimes leading to false positives.

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