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Women: Do You Know Your Breast Density?

Tags: breast cancer, diagnosis, mammogram, mammography

Next time you have a mammogram, ask for your density. Dense breast tissue can make tumors more difficult to spot and may be associated with increased cancer risk.

This guide from the Cleveland Clinic Breast Center provides an overview of life-long breast practices. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Breast Practices—How To Do Your Monthly Self-Exam (Infographic)

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer awareness, cancer, infographic, mammogram, mammograms, self-breast exam

Attention women! You have the power to reduce your risk of breast cancer. This reader-friendly guide gives you an overview on screenings, breast self-exams and more.

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3 Ways You Can Help Detect Cancer Early

Tags: cancer prevention, colonoscopy, early detection, mammogram, prevention, PSA

Here’s a sad, frustrating truth: We could save countless lives from cancer if we simply found the disease earlier.

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Mammograms Save Lives — But They Can Get Better

Tags: biopsy, breast cancer, innovation, mammogram, mammograms, ultrasound

The timing and frequency of mammograms has become controversial. In the future, a new imaging tool could reduce or eliminate mammogram concerns.

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Quiz: Test Your Breast Cancer Screening IQ

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month, breast cancer prevention, mammogram

The earlier doctors detect breast cancer through screening, the brighter the outlook for patients. How much do you know about breast cancer screening?


Stay Well: Health Screenings for Women (Slideshow)

Tags: health screenings, HPV, international womens day, mammogram, pap smear, slideshow, women, women's health

In honor of International Women’s Day, here are some recommended health screenings for women throughout their lives.

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Breast Cancer: Younger Women Diagnosed More Often

Tags: breast cancer, breast cancer awareness, breast exam, mammogram, self-breast exam

A study finds that younger women are developing advanced stage breast cancer. It’s more important than ever to start paying attention to your breast health early.

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A Brush With Breast Cancer

Tags: #onememory, Alzheimer's awareness month 2012, breast cancer, breast cancer awareness month 2012, breast exam, mammogram

In honor of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, we asked Cleveland Clinic caregivers about the memories they have that they wouldn’t want to lose. Katherine Lee, MD, remembers an early breast cancer diagnosis that saved her patient’s life.

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3-D Mammograms Detect More Cancer (Video)

Tags: 3-D, breast cancer, mammogram, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

We're counting down the top 10 medical innovations for 2013, picked by our doctors and researchers. Up next: 3-D mammograms can detect breast cancer better than ever.

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Women in Their 60s: Staying Strong and Healthy (Video)

Tags: bone density, colon cancer, eye exam, hearing exam, HPV, mammogram, Pap smears, pelvic exams, shingles, vaccines, women of all ages series

Is 60 really the new 40? Holly L. Thacker, MD, talks about ways to keep feeling good well into your 60s.