There are many factors that impact your risk of getting breast cancer. Understanding your risk level can help you and your provider determine the right screening schedule.
If you are 40 years old or older you should have annual screening mammograms for as long as you are in good health.
Beginning as early as your twenties you can examine your own breasts for anything unusual. Becoming familiar with how your breasts look and feel can help you to identify any lumps or changes as you age.
| The American College of Radiology has recognized Virginia Mason Franciscan Health facilities for excellence in breast imaging: