Early Detection Saves Lives!
Take Charge of Your Breast Health
Recommendations below acording to the American Cancer Society for women
of average risk of developing breast cancer.
WOMEN OF ALL AGES
You should be familiar with how your breasts normally look and feel and
report any changes to a healthcare provider right away.
WOMEN BETWEEN 40 and 44
You have the option to start screening with a mammogram every year.
WOMEN BETWEN 45 and 54
Should get mammograms every year.
WOMEN 55 and OLDER
Can switch to a mammogram every other year, or you can choose to continue
Screening should continue as long as you are in good health and expected
to live 10 more years or longer.
For questions about breast health, call the Cancer Center at 985.493.4008.
To schedule an appointment with the Cancer Center,
To learn more about mammograms including 3D mammography,
To learn more about our OB/GYN physicians,