Early Detection

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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Early Detection Plan

Early Detection Plan

An Early Detection Plan enables you to be proactive about your health by reminding you to do monthly breast self-exams and schedule clinical breast exams and mammograms.

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Create Your Early Detection Plan

The best way to fight breast cancer is to have a plan that helps you detect the disease in its early stages.

Providing Help for Women in Need

Through our National Mammography Program, we provide mammograms for women who are uninsured or cannot afford them.

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Show your support. Your donation helps provide mammograms for women in need.