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A photograph of two women holding each other close and smiling while looking off-camera, used to explain how family history of breast cancer impacts risk

Breast Cancer Risk and Family History — Learn the Facts

June 21, 2023

It is estimated that one in eight women will receive a diagnosis of breast cancer during her lifetime. While family history can be a risk […]

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Breast Cancer in Men: What You Need to Know

June 14, 2023

There’s a common myth that breast cancer is strictly a women’s health issue. While it’s true that women develop breast cancer at a much higher […]

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4 Things to Know About the USPSTF New Draft Guidance for Mammograms

June 1, 2023

On May 9, 2023, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released new screening mammogram draft guidance for women at average risk of developing breast […]

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Find Your Reason: Mother and Daughter Put Their Breast Health First

May 10, 2023

Health, family, peace of mind, goals you want to accomplish, places you want to visit and experiences you want to have — these are just […]

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Diagnostic Mammogram: What to Expect When You Are Called Back

March 22, 2023

As she cruised down the carpool lane on her way to work, Tara felt thankful. At 42, she was proactive about her health. She enjoyed […]

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Your Step-by-Step Guide to a Breast Self-Exam

March 9, 2023

As a woman, you have unique health needs. One of the most important things you can do for your health is to be familiar with […]

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Choosing Your Mammogram Imaging Provider

January 19, 2023

With a New Year comes new health goals, and taking care of your breast health is a resolution every woman can make. We know that […]

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Hormone Changes in Women: How Do They Affect Breast Health?

December 20, 2022

Hormones play a big role in a woman’s health throughout her lifetime. Hormone levels in women normally fluctuate and change during certain periods of time, […]

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The Role of Exercise and Diet in Managing Breast Cancer Risk

December 8, 2022

Around 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime, and there’s no proven path to prevention. […]

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5 Benefits of Mammograms

October 13, 2022

Making breast health a priority is important at any age. And starting at age 40, getting an annual screening mammogram is an essential part of […]

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10 Mammogram Questions You’re Too Nervous to Ask

October 5, 2022

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recommends that women who have no current breast concerns or known risk factors for breast cancer begin annual screening […]

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Your Best Mammogram Age: When to Start and Stop Screening Mammograms

September 21, 2022

There’s a lot of online information and advice — sometimes contradictory — on when women should start annual screening mammograms, how often they should return […]

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What You Need to Know About Dense Breast Tissue

August 29, 2022

Dense breast tissue can add a layer of complexity when it comes to evaluating and diagnosing breast cancer in women. The presence of dense tissue […]

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8 Common Breast Cancer Myths Debunked

July 14, 2022

From deodorant to cell phones to bras, there’s a lot of misinformation about the causes of breast cancer swirling around the internet. However, clinical research […]

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How to Prepare for an Annual Screening Mammogram

May 20, 2022

Did you find your reason for scheduling your annual mammogram? Great! Annual screening mammograms are recommended for women starting at age 40 with the goal […]

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