Do I really need a mammogram?
You may have heard conflicting thoughts on whether you need a mammogram or not.
A few simple facts can help to answer this question for good:
- Breast cancer affects one out of every nine women in the U.S.
- Mammograms are the most effective way to detect breast cancer in its early stages.
- A mammogram can detect a lump often years before it can be felt in a breast exam.
- When breast cancer is detected early, it gives you more treatment options.
A mammogram is simple and powerful protection against breast cancer.