Breast Cancer: What You Need to KnowExcept for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women.

Breast cancer screening means checking a woman’s breast for cancer before she has any symptoms. Most women who are 50 to 74 years old should have a screening mammogram every two years. If you are 40 to 49 years old, or think you have a higher risk of breast cancer, ask your doctor when to have one.

Take a look through some breast cancer facts to see if you are at risk of breast cancer and what symptoms to be aware of.

 
Breast Cancer Fact Sheet