Breast Cancer Screenings
Mammograms and Breast Health
Keeping up with preventive care is one of the most effective ways to protect your health. And, mammograms are the best tool for early breast cancer detection and treatment. Your preventive care plan depends on your age, risk factors and personal preferences. Talk to your doctor about scheduling regular mammogram screenings.
The Importance of Screening
When to Get Screened
What should I ask my doctor about breast cancer screening?
- Which screening tests are right for me?
- What are the benefits of screening?
- Do I have a higher risk for cancer?
- See more breast cancer questions.
What happens if they find something?
Further evaluation of potential breast cancer can be done with follow-up tests. Ultrasound may be used to better evaluate an abnormality. Your doctor may also recommend a biopsy to test the tissue for cancer cells.