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Early Detection & Screening

 

Getting regular screening tests (along with treatment if diagnosed) lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer. Screening tests can find breast cancer early, when the chances of survival are highest. Breast cancer screening is not recommended for most men (learn more).

In this section of Understanding Breast Cancer, we discuss the pros and cons of the standard breast cancer screening tests. We also discuss what happens if a test shows something abnormal. 

Screening Tests 

Screening Recommendations 

   

Other Issues Related to Early Detection and Screening 

Clinical Trials 

   
Research Tables 
 

 

 
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