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What is my best defense against breast cancer?
The key to survival is early detection through monthly breast self-exams and annual mammography. A routine mammogram can often identify breast abnormalities that may be cancerous before physical symptoms develop. Clinical breast exams and breast self-exams are just as important because some cancers can be felt by a woman or her health care provider that may not have been apparent on a mammogram.
The American Cancer Society recommends the following guidelines for finding breast cancer early:
Following these guidelines is your best defense against breast cancer. To schedule an appointment for a mammogram, please call 817.329.2501.
Resources:American Cancer Society
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