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Navigating Risk: What It Means to Have a High Risk of Breast Cancer

If you have a high risk for breast cancer, there are proactive steps you can take for your well-being and overall health.

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Embracing Enhanced Breast Health Awareness at age 40

While breast cancer can occur at any age, the incidence rises significantly after the age of 40. Regular mammograms can help detect breast cancer in its early stages, when it’s most treatable.

Updated Recommendations for Breast Cancer Screenings

Previously, recommended for women in their 50s, guidelines now recommend starting at age 40. Here's why.

Beyond the Mammogram: Holistic Approaches to Breast Health

Whether you're at high risk for breast cancer or it’s time for your mammogram, consider a holistic approach to breast health. Here are some ways you can take control of your breast health.

What to Expect at Your First Mammogram

Knowing what to expect before your first mammogram can help ease anxieties and help the appointment go smoothly. Find out what to expect at your first mammogram appointment.

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