The new 2024 mammogram guidelines could help improve breast cancer survival rates.
The proposed USPSTF update lowers the age at which women should undergo biennial mammograms.
Plus, learn the potential complications, causes, treatment and other details you need to know.
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These star-shaped scars on breasts are usually benign, but it's important to rule out cancer.
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While generally harmless, it's necessary to rule out breast cancer in certain instances.
3D technology has changed the game for detecting breast cancer, and insurance usually covers it.
Recommendations may vary, but starting screening earlier saves lives.
The senator was diagnosed with breast cancer after delaying her mammogram.
Test costs can be a barrier to care for women with dense breasts and other risk factors.
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While intraductal papilloma is usually benign, get your boob screened to rule out cancer.
Enlarged lymph nodes are affecting test results for some immunized women.
It's more likely to develop in the left breast, and it might not always be a lump.
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Before assuming the worst about a lump, see what evidence says about cysts and cancer risk.
While mammograms are more common, you do have options for preventive health.
It may be nothing, it may be something, but either way you'll be ready for the next steps.
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Your breast health isn't just about cancer. Daily care can prevent other complications, as well.
Dense tissue can put women at a higher risk for breast cancer over the course of their lives.
Education and routine self-exams are the best practices for long-term health.
Regular mammograms dramatically improve the chances of surviving breast cancer. Just do it.
As women get older, they may want to reassess how often they get mammogram screenings.
More than 27,000 women under age 45 are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.
Are your breasts high or low density? Here's what you need to know.
Each type of disease has its own symptoms and risks.
Feeling yourself up is more likely to cause anxiety than deliver a breast cancer diagnosis.
Know how to conduct a regular breast self-exam the right way.
Misconceptions about breast density abound, so it’s important to know the facts.
While these often require no treatment, a biopsy or removal is necessary in some cases.
Breast implants are not meant to be lifetime devices. Understand the maintenance they require.
Knowing what to expect during a routine mammogram screening can ease first-timers’ stress.
Found in women’s breast tissue, complex fibroadenomas may increase the risk of breast cancer.
It was taking too long to read my mammogram. A biopsy was ordered. I had stage 2 breast cancer.