Find information about coronavirus and breast cancer screening.
Screening tests are used to find breast cancer before it causes any warning signs or symptoms. Regular screening tests (along with follow-up tests and treatment if diagnosed) reduce your chance of dying from breast cancer.
This section discusses standard breast cancer screening tests and breast cancer screening recommendations.
Clinical Breast Exam
Breast cancer screening recommendations for women at average risk
Breast cancer screening recommendations for women at higher than average risk
Breast cancer screening recommendations for men at higher than average risk
Follow-up after an abnormal finding on a clinical breast exam
Follow-up after an abnormal finding on a mammogram
Breast cancer diagnosis
Research studies on mammography in women ages 40-49
Research studies on mammography in women ages 50-69
Research studies on 3D mammography for breast cancer screening
Research studies on breast MRI for breast cancer screening for women at higher than average risk
Warning signs of breast cancer in women
Warning signs of breast cancer in men
What to do if you find a lump
Susan G. Komen®’s Breast Care Helpline:1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636)
Calls to our Breast Care Helpline are answered by a trained and caring staff member Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET. Our helpline provides free, professional support services to anyone who has questions or concerns about breast cancer, including people diagnosed with breast cancer and their families.
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Facts for Life: Breast Cancer Screening and Follow-up Tests
Research Fast Facts