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The Basics of Breast Cancer

breast screeningBreast cancer can’t be prevented, but it’s usually more treatable if caught early. If you notice your breast looks or feels different than it usually does, let your doctor know. Learn more about how to detect breast cancer, when to talk to your doctor, and what to do if you’ve been diagnosed.

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When Should I Start Getting Mammograms?

Mammograms are the best way to screen for breast cancer. Experts recommend that you start having a mammogram each year after you reach a certain age. A clinical breast exam or MRI might also be used as screening tools. Learn about the types of breast cancer screening and when you should start getting annual mammograms.

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How Your Family History Affects Your Risk for Breast Cancer

People with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer have a higher risk of getting that cancer. If someone in your family has had one of these cancers, let your doctor know so you can decide together what types of screening are best for you. Learn more about how your family history affects your chances of getting breast or ovarian cancer.

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Learn the Symptoms of Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Breast cancer doesn’t always cause a lump. If your breast becomes swollen, tender, itchy, or red, let your doctor know. Inflammatory breast cancer is rare, but the symptoms are sometimes overlooked, so it’s important to report any changes to the way your breast looks or feels. Learn more about inflammatory breast cancer and the symptoms.

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Social Media Teasers

  • Breast cancer can’t be prevented, but it might be more treatable if caught early. If you notice your breast looks or feels different than it usually does, let your doctor know. [Create a shortened URL to Breast Cancer on your website. DOCHWID=tv3614]
  • Regular mammograms are the best way to catch breast cancer early. Learn when to start and how often you should be screened. [Create a shortened URL to Breast Cancer Screening on your website. DOCHWID=tv8455]
  • Did you know your family history can affect your lifetime risk for breast or ovarian cancer? [Create a shortened URL to Family History and the Risk for Breast or Ovarian Cancer on your website. DOCHWID=zx3064]
  • Inflammatory breast cancer might not cause a lump. Learn more about the symptoms of this rare type of breast cancer. [Create a shortened URL to Inflammatory Breast Cancer on your website. DOCHWID=zx3052]

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