UNDERSTANDING THE IMPORTANCE OF BREAST CANCER SCREENING

~1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.(1)

15% Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in women.(2)

40% of women have dense breast tissue.(3)

Women age 45 to 54 should get mammograms every year.(4)

Early detection in order to improve breast cancer outcome and survival remains the cornerstone of breast cancer control.(5)

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