Screening & Early Detection
Screening tests are used to find breast cancer before it causes any warning signs or symptoms. Regular screening tests (along with follow-up tests and treatment, if diagnosed) reduce your chance of dying from breast cancer.
This section discusses standard breast cancer screening tests and breast cancer screening recommendations.
Breast Cancer Screening Tests
- Getting a Mammogram
- Findings on a Mammogram
- Accuracy of Mammograms
- Weighing the Benefits and Risks of Mammography
- Follow-Up After an Abnormal Mammogram
- Low-Cost or Free Mammograms
Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations
Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations for Women at Average Risk
Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations for Women at Higher Than Average Risk
Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations for Men at Higher Than Average Risk
Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations for Transgender People
Follow-Up Tests After an Abnormal Finding on a Screening Test
Follow-Up After an Abnormal Finding on a Clinical Breast Exam
Follow-Up After an Abnormal Finding on a Mammogram
Questions for Your Health Care Provider
Questions for Your Health Care Provider – Breast Cancer Screening
Breast Cancer Screening Methods – Under Study
Emerging Areas in Early Detection
Breast Cancer Screening Statistics
Comparing Breast Cancer Screening Rates Among Different Groups
Summary Research Tables
Research Studies on Mammography in Women Ages 40-49
Research Studies on Mammography in Women Ages 50-69
Research Studies on Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (3D Mammography) for Breast Cancer Screening
Research Studies on Breast MRI for Breast Cancer Screening for Women at Higher Than Average Risk
Warning Signs of Breast Cancer
Warning Signs of Breast Cancer in Women
Warning Signs of Breast Cancer in Men
Susan G. Komen®’s Breast Care Helpline:
Calls to our Breast Care Helpline are answered by a trained and caring staff member Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET. Our helpline provides free, professional support services to anyone who has questions or concerns about breast cancer, including people diagnosed with breast cancer and their families.
You can also email the helpline at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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