BREAST CANCER SCREENING
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One-eighth of all U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. It's the most common cancer in women, and is the second deadliest cancer for women, surpassed only by lung cancer. Learn how you can virtually guarantee surviving this disease.
Single, married, a mother or not: if you’re a female, you have unique health and wellness needs. Learn which tests and screenings can help you maintain your health.
When it comes to getting the best treatment for breast cancer, accreditation matters. Here's how to evaluate a hospital when you're seeking treatment for breast cancer.
Did your last mammogram report say you have dense breasts? You may require additional screening tests to detect breast cancer. Talk to your doctor.
Getting an annual mammogram is every woman's best defense against breast cancer. A mammogram is the only medical imaging test proven to reduce breast cancer deaths. But when should you start getting a mammogram?
There are a lot of opinions about when and how often to get a mammogram, but when it comes to increasing your chance of survival with breast cancer, the earlier you screen for it, the better,
Evidence is growing that there are more effective ways to detect breast cancer early than a monthly breast self-exam. What changed?
For years, the two-dimensional mammogram has been the gold standard screening too proven to lower breast cancer deaths and illness rates. In recent years, another powerful tool has become available: the 3-D mammogram.