Mammograms: An Essential Step Toward Early Detection

Staying ahead of breast cancer means being increasingly aware of your risk factors. Additionally, planning your annual mammogram is vital, and may add years to your life.

A mammogram is a breast X-ray that can find early-stage cancers too small to be felt. Women with an average risk for breast cancer typically begin annual mammograms at age 40. Advancements in digital technology have led to more accurate imaging, including the development of 3-D mammograms with higher resolution than conventional mammograms.

Here’s more information to consider for staying ahead of breast cancer: