Written by: Wallace Merriman

You-Be-Fit Tip of the Day – Breast Cancer Screenings
Posted on:May 5, 2016

As women get older, their risk for breast cancer increases. Most breast cancers are found in women over the age of fifty. Early detection of breast cancer can have a tremendous impact on a patient’s ability to effectively treat the disease. Monthly self-exams and yearly breast exams by your doctor are sufficient until the age of forty, at which point a woman should get mammograms every one to two years. If there’s a family history of breast cancer, tell your doctor, as he or she may suggest getting mammograms earlier.  When was your last Breast Cancer Screening?

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