Breast Cancer Screening Resources

Checking for breast cancer before you have any symptoms of the disease (called screening) can help you find it earlier, when it’s small and likely to be easier to treat. Mammograms are one of the most important tools for finding breast cancer early. The resources here will help you learn more about breast cancer screening.

Get information about breast cancer screening

Learn more about breast cancer risk factors

Being a woman and getting older are the main risk factors for breast cancer. Although you cannot change those factors, or some others, there are some risk factors you can control. These resources will help you learn more.

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