Thanks to advances in treatment and early detection, breast cancer death rates are falling—but the disease is still a major cause of death of American women. So if you’re a woman age 40 and up, it’s no time to skip your yearly mammogram, which can find cancer early when treatments are most successful. As Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins, learn more…
- What to expect during a mammogram
- Where to find free or reduced-cost mammograms
- Breast Cancer Early Detection Guidelines — mammograms, physical exams, and personal risk.
- Breast and Cervical Cancer and Wise Woman Program Overview – Video produced by BCTV in conjunction with the Buncombe County Health Center
Source: American Cancer Society