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How do you screen for breast cancer?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Mammogram, etc.

The best test to screen for breast cancer is a mammogram.
Most organizations in the US recommend beginning this at age 40, unless one is at high risk. This may be supplemented by yearly physician examination and monthly breast self-examination.

In brief: Mammogram, etc.

The best test to screen for breast cancer is a mammogram.
Most organizations in the US recommend beginning this at age 40, unless one is at high risk. This may be supplemented by yearly physician examination and monthly breast self-examination.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: Mammogram

Women age 20-40 should have a clinical breast exam every 2-3 years.
Then women should have a screening mammogram every year starting at age 40 or 5 - 10 year younger than when a family member developed breast cancer, whichever comes first.

In brief: Mammogram

Women age 20-40 should have a clinical breast exam every 2-3 years.
Then women should have a screening mammogram every year starting at age 40 or 5 - 10 year younger than when a family member developed breast cancer, whichever comes first.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Mammogram 4 majority

For majority of population, mammogram is the recommended screening test for breast cancer and recommended to be started at age of 40.
In high risk group- i.e. Life time risk more than 20-25, has brca genetic mutation- especially at young age with very dense breast - annual mammogram and MRI of breast would be needed.

In brief: Mammogram 4 majority

For majority of population, mammogram is the recommended screening test for breast cancer and recommended to be started at age of 40.
In high risk group- i.e. Life time risk more than 20-25, has brca genetic mutation- especially at young age with very dense breast - annual mammogram and MRI of breast would be needed.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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