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Digital Mammography | FAQs and links

The American Cancer Society recommends

Women over 40:
• Get an annual mammogram
• Obtain an annual clinical breast exam by a healthcare professional
• Perform monthly breast self-exams

Women 20–39:
• Obtain a clinical breast exam by a healthcare professional every three years
• Perform monthly breast self-exams

To reduce your risk of breast cancer:
• Breastfeed your children
• Limit your alcohol intake
• Maintain a healthy weight
• Exercise regularly

To learn more:


American Cancer Society:

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation:

American Breast Cancer Foundation:

National Breast Cancer Coalition:

Digital Mammography Goes Mobile Story: 

Notice to Patients


Wondering what your doctor will be reviewing? Click below on a thumbnail to view an actual Digital Mammography scan.