Join the count of women who pledge to prioritize their breast health this year:
It’s important for all women ages 40 and over to get a mammogram every year. Women over the age of 20 should prioritize an annual well-woman exam and talk to their doctor about breast cancer risk factors to determine when to begin annual mammograms.
4 Things to Share at Your Next Mammo
Mammograms are important, but they don’t have to be painful or scary. Read our blog post for the top four concerns people have—and how to prepare and advocate for your best experience—before your appointment.
How to Schedule
The mammogram scheduling process can be overwhelming if you’ve never done it before, or if it’s been a while since your last appointment. Check out our How to Schedule a Mammogram article for detailed information on what to expect, what to say, and how to navigate the scheduling process.
Need financial assistance? We can help!
If you are uninsured, underinsured, or otherwise can’t afford a mammogram, we’re here to help. NBCF partners with facilities nationwide to provide free and low-cost mammograms and diagnostic services for women in need. Read more about our National Mammography Program and search for an NBCF partner facility near you.
It’s normal to feel nervous about getting a mammogram. Be prepared by knowing what to expect before, during, and after your appointment with our free Mammogram 101 eBook.
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Sources: National Cancer Institute (NCI), American Cancer Society (ACS), National Institute of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)