Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except for skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. About 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.
Because it remains one of the leading causes of cancer deaths among women, early detection remains the key to successful treatment. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), the American College of Radiology (ACR), the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the Society of Breast Imaging recommend that women should begin having annual mammograms at 40 years old.
If you notice or have any of the following symptoms or problems, it may be time to talk to your doctor:
Our breast specialists and support teams are here to help women find the best treatment option. Our team specializes in: