Screening & Early Detection
Screening tests are used to find breast cancer before it causes any warning signs or symptoms. Regular screening tests (along with follow-up tests and treatment if diagnosed) reduce your chance of dying from breast cancer.
This section discusses standard breast cancer screening tests and breast cancer screening recommendations.
Breast cancer screening tests
- Getting a mammogram
- Findings on a mammogram
- Accuracy of mammograms
- Weighing the risks and benefits of mammography
- Follow-up after an abnormal mammogram
- Low-cost or free mammograms
Breast cancer screening recommendations
Follow-up tests after an abnormal finding on a screening test
Summary research tables
Warning signs of breast cancer
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