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Early Detection

It's a fact: getting tested regularly for breast cancer is the best way for women to lower their risk of dying from the disease.

These screening tests can find cancer early when it's most treatable.  Find informatio nhere about strengths and weaknesses of each of the standard screening tests currently available to women - including mammography, clinical breast exam and breast self-exam - as well as what happens if a test shows something abnormal.

Screening Tests

  • Mammography
  • Clinical breast exam
  • Breast self-exam
  • Screening Recommendations

  • For the general population
  • For women with special risk factors
  • Other Issues Related to Early Detection and Screening - Click here

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