Early Detection

Detecting Breast Cancer Earlier

Breast cancer can’t be prevented, but you can take three important steps to help detect it earlier. The free resource, 3 Steps to Early Detection, can increase your chance of finding breast cancer before it spreads.

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Symptoms & Signs

Symptoms & Signs

Early warning signs of breast cancer may involve the discovery of a new lump or a change in the breast tissue or skin.

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How to Perform a Breast Self-Exam

How to Perform a Breast Self-Exam

Women should perform a self breast-exam each month and any changes or abnormalities should be discussed with a doctor or physician.

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Clinical Breast Exam

Clinical Breast Exam

A clinical breast exam is performed by a qualified nurse or doctor. A healthcare professional will check for lumps or other physical changes in the breast that may need to be investigated.

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Mammogram

Mammogram

A mammogram is an x-ray that allows a qualified specialist to examine the breast tissue for any suspicious areas.

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Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits

Leading a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce your risk factors for breast cancer and other illnesses.

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