Preventive Measures

AN EARLY BREAST CANCER DETECTION PLAN SHOULD INCLUDE:
Complete your family before the age of 30.
Clinical breast examinations every three years from ages 20-39, then every year thereafter.
Monthly breast self-examinations beginning at age 20. Look for any changes in your breasts.
Baseline mammogram by the age of 40.
A low fat diet regular exercise, and no smoking for alcohol.


Find your age on the chart below to see which screening methods you should use and how often:

Age Screening Methods Frequency
20-29 Clinical breast examination Every three years
40 and older Clinical breast examination Every year
40-49 Mammograms Every five years
50 and older Mammograms Every two years
Beginning at age 20 Breast self examinations Once a month



We all are prone to disease but early detection is the right key!!