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Breast Cancer Prevention Screening - How to Prevent Breast Cancer

The early detection of breast cancer can be key to survival. Breast self-exams, clinical breast exams, and screening mammography are essential in helping to detect breast cancer in an early stage, when the chances of a complete cure are the greatest. This section discusses the exams used to screen for breast cancer and other preventive measures for women at high risk of the disease.

Screening Mammography

Notice: Revised breast cancer screening guidelines issued in November 2009.

Breast Self-Exam/Early Detection

Breast Cancer Drugs

Other Preventative Measures