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HealthLinks: Breast Cancer Awareness

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Breast cancer overview

breast cancer awareness social teasers

Breast cancer occurs when abnormal cells grow out of control in one or both breasts. Doctors don’t know exactly what causes breast cancer. But some things are known to increase the chance that you’ll get it, such as your age and health history. The most common symptom is a painless lump or thickening in the breast or underarm. Learn more about breast cancer and how to lower your risk.

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What to expect for a mammogram

A mammogram is an X-ray of the breast that can help detect early signs of cancer. Early detection reduces a person’s chance of dying from breast cancer. But if you’re a little worried about getting a mammogram or getting the results, you’re not alone—most people share your feelings. Watch this short video to learn what to expect when you get a mammogram.

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Breast biopsy basics

A breast biopsy removes a sample of breast tissue that is viewed under a microscope to check for breast cancer. Your doctor may want to do a breast biopsy if they find a lump during a breast examination or see a suspicious area on a mammogram, an ultrasound, or an MRI. Find out more about breast biopsies, how to prepare for one, and how they feel.

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See how a breast biopsy works

Have you been told you need a breast biopsy? Having a breast biopsy can be stressful, but knowing what to expect can help. A core needle biopsy is the most common kind of breast biopsy, and it’s a simple procedure. Watch this short video to learn how a core needle biopsy is done and how to prepare.

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Social Media Teasers

  • Breast cancer occurs when abnormal cells grow out of control in one or both breasts. Learn more about it and how to lower your risk.
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  • If you’re worried about getting a mammogram, you’re not alone—most people feel the same. Watch this short video to learn what to expect.
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  • Your doctor may want to do a breast biopsy if they find a lump in your breast. Find out more about breast biopsies and how to prepare.
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  • A core needle biopsy is the most common kind of breast biopsy, and it’s a simple procedure. Watch this short video to see how it’s done.
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