More than 290,560 women and men will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the United States this year, and 43,780 people will die from the disease according to the American Cancer Society.
Mammography is typically used for breast cancer screening. A mammogram is a medical imaging test that detects cancer and pre-cancerous changes in the breast.
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(Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines)
For anyone who has fallen behind schedule, getting screened now could save your life.