know your risk


The National Cancer Institute recommends that women age 45 or older have screening mammograms every one to two years or as recommended by your physician.

The American Cancer Society reports you are at high risk of having breast cancer if:

  • You are female.
  • A close relative had breast cancer.
  • You are older than 45.
  • You have not had a full-term pregnancy.
  • You had radiation to chest or face before age 30.
  • You are overweight.