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Breast Screening Recommendations

Breast self-awareness (BSA) is an important tool in facilitating good breast health. Become familiar with your breasts and report any changes, such as lumps, rashes, discharge or pain to your health care provider. Examining your breasts regularly may assist with BSA.

The experts at the Magee-Womens Breast Cancer Program suggest the following screening recommendations for women without symptoms.

Screening Recommendations


Visit your doctor for a clinical breast examination

Annually, beginning at age 40:

Have a screening mammogram

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