Facts

  • 90 % survival rate when detected in early stages
  • Your best defense is to get regular mammograms

Prevention

Early detection saves lives and increases treatment options. Schedule Your Mammogram Today!

Best Prevention Methods

  • Get your mammogram
  • Self-examination
  • Examination by healthcare professional
  • Eat healthy
  • Move more
  • Maintain healthy weight
  • Limit your alcohol use

Guidelines for early detection

  • Age 20 and older – do a self breast exam monthly
  • Age 20 to 40 – schedule a clinical breast exam every 3 years and do a self-breast exam monthly 
  • Age 40 and older – schedule mammograms every year, do self-breast exams and and schedule yearly clinical exams
  • If high risk – yearly mammogram and possibly yearly MRIs.  Ask your doctor to be sure. 

Treatment

  • Surgery
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Hormonal Therapy
  • Chemotherapy