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What is the best method of detecting breast cancer early?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yearly Mammography

Screening mammography has been proven to find cancers well before they become palpable (and save lives).
Mri is even more sensitive than a mammogram but is cost-prohibitive; in the right setting, it can be very effective. Self-examination is a bit less beneficial, but if done regularly, it can identify cancers that may otherwise be missed on mammography.

In brief: Yearly Mammography

Screening mammography has been proven to find cancers well before they become palpable (and save lives).
Mri is even more sensitive than a mammogram but is cost-prohibitive; in the right setting, it can be very effective. Self-examination is a bit less beneficial, but if done regularly, it can identify cancers that may otherwise be missed on mammography.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Jacqueline Matar
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Regular Exams

Breast self exams can easily be done by women monthly.
Mammograms can be done annually for women 40 years of age and older.

In brief: Regular Exams

Breast self exams can easily be done by women monthly.
Mammograms can be done annually for women 40 years of age and older.
Dr. Jacqueline Matar
Dr. Jacqueline Matar
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