Five Minutes or Less for Health Weekly Tip: Check for Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among American women. It is also one of the leading causes of cancer deaths. The best way to detect breast cancer is with a mammogram. It’s also important to keep up clinical breast exams and breast self-exams. Women should have mammograms every two years from age 50-74 years old.
- Make an appointment to schedule a mammogram.
- Find low-cost and free breast and cervical cancer screenings in your area if you do not have insurance coverage.
- Know your family history of breast cancer.
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Page last modified: October 2, 2012
Page last reviewed: October 2, 2012