Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Detection

Patient Information

Appointment Scheduling

Hours:
Monday - Friday,
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday,
7:10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Early detection is the best defense against breast cancer. An early diagnosis allows for more treatment options and improves the success of treatment and survival.

Below are some general guidelines. Please be sure to check with your Primary Care Physician or OBGYN to determine your examination schedule.

In your 20s

  • Breast self examinations every month
  • Clinical breast examinations every 3 years

In your 30s

  • Baseline screening mammogram (may be recommended between 30-35)
  • Clinical breast self examination every 3 years
  • Breast self examinations every month

In your 40s & Up

  • Breast self examinations every month
  • Clinical breast examinations every year
  • Mammograms every 1 to 2 years, greater frequency if high risk

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Breast Center uses state-of-the-art technology to diagnose breast cancer to catch it at its earliest stages.

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