Healthy Aging Tip: Early Detection Saves Lives
Did you know getting regular screening tests is the most reliable way to find breast cancer early, and provides the best treatment option?
If you are between ages 30-39 and are at high risk for Breast Cancer, you should be getting a yearly MRI or mammogram. If you are between 40 – 44 you have the option of getting a yearly mammogram and if you are 45 – 54 you should be getting a yearly mammogram. If you are 55 and up, with your doctor’s approval you can switch to every other year for a mammogram.
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